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smothering

s muh dhuh ring

  • v  envelop completely
  • v  deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
  • v  conceal or hide
  • v  form an impenetrable cover over
  • v  deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
  • s  causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat
    the smothering soft voices
    smothering heat

  • When Mohun Biswas married his wife, Shama, he effectively married her entire family, the daunting, smothering Tulsis.
  • In Munchausen by proxy, parents may injure their children--smothering them with pillows, injecting them with poisons, mixing blood in their urine--in order to draw praise for their .
  • Last week, the whole thing was academic to Oklahoma, which toyed with all combinations made three of five kicks, ran once for two points, failed to pass for two more, in smothering .
News & Articles

  • What Maisie Knew
    A low-key domestic melodrama, told from the perspective of a little girl by Al Hoff Maisie (Onata Aprile) is a bright and lively 6-year-old whose otherwise enviable life in Manhattan — fabulous apartment, fun school — is continually disrupted by her self-absorbed and selfish parents. Mom (Julianne Moore) is a fading rock diva, alternating wildly between smothering and neglect; dad (Steve Coogan ...
    June 12, 2013 - Pittsburgh City Paper
Quotes

  • Doc Rivers in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    Our offensive execution was as crisp and solid as we've had in a month,Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. "The defense was terrific. We were trapping, smothering, didn't make a lot of adjustments, just did what we should do, and we did it...
  • Kendra Wilkinson in Us Magazine
    He's such a happy baby -- so playful, always smiling and giggling,Wilkinson says. "Most of the time I have to stop myself from smothering him with kisses."
  • Ryan Whitney in International Herald Tribune
    You knows he's feeling confidence in there,Pittsburgh defenseman Ryan Whitney said. "Pucks are hitting him and there's no second shots. He's smothering rebounds and doing a great job. I think the whole team feeds off him because you can...

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