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Synonyms for smotheringsmoth·er·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smothering, suffocating, suffocativeadjective

    causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat

    "the choking June dust"; "the smothering soft voices"; "smothering heat"; "the room was suffocating--hot and airless"

    Synonyms:
    suffocating, suffocative

    Antonyms:
    eupnoeic, breathing, eupneic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "smothering":

    suffocating, suffocation, stifling

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How to use smothering in a sentence?

  1. Charles Krauthammer:

    There is Hillary Clinton message, this is completely smothering Hillary Clinton campaign. What's going to hurt Hillary Clinton, it reinforces the idea of Hillary Clinton being untrustworthy, living by a different set of rules. But that's known, I think it's baked-in, Krauthammer said. Krauthammer said the summary released by the FBI of its investigation into Clinton's use of email server.

  2. Kyle Theim:

    The warm, smothering embrace of a high-amplitude ridge will continue into the long term period, temperatures starting on Monday will run between 10-15 degrees above normal, and border on record maximum temperatures, both for daily highs and lows.

  3. Richard Pollack:

    I do expect that we will see resistance to any product with the exception perhaps of combing and heat and smothering the lice.

  4. Allison Schutes:

    The ocean has ever-changing currents and storms, and they're moving around and smothering and killing natural coral.

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