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Definitions of smother:
  • noun:   a stifling cloud of smoke
  • noun:   a confused multitude of things
  • verb:   form an impenetrable cover over
    Example: "The butter cream smothered the cake"
  • verb:   conceal or hide
    Example: "Smother a yawn"
  • verb:   envelop completely
    Example: "Smother the meat in gravy"
  • verb:   deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
    Example: "Smother fires"
  • verb:   deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
    Example: "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"

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