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smother

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  • verbextinguish; cover, hide
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Synonyms for smother

verb extinguish; cover, hide
  • choke
  • douse
  • envelop
  • overwhelm
  • quash
  • quell
  • snuff
  • squelch
  • stifle
  • strangle
  • suffocate
  • suppress
  • surround
  • asphyxiate
  • collect
  • compose
  • conceal
  • control
  • cool
  • cork
  • heap
  • inundate
  • kill
  • muffle
  • quench
  • rein
  • repress
  • restrain
  • shower
  • shroud
  • throttle
  • hush up
  • keep back
  • simmer down
  • stamp out

Antonyms for smother

  • allow
  • encourage
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • loose
  • release
  • disperse
  • scatter
  • start
  • tell
  • light
  • uncover
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More words related to smother

asphyxiate

verb. cut off air
  • choke
  • drown
  • smother
  • stifle
  • strangle
  • strangulate
  • suffocate

black out

verb. lose consciousness

blacked out

verb. lose consciousness

clobber

verb. hit, beat

clobbered

verb. hit, beat

cloud

noun. mass of water particles in air
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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