asphyxiate[ as-fik-see-eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF asphyxiate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASPHYXIATE
"To shoot—or poison—or asphyxiate," expounded Glure, warming to his theme.
Its fumes, being heavier than air, penetrate the burrows and promptly poison or asphyxiate all living animals and fleas.
A tablespoonful poured on a cow-chip and rolled down a dog hole will asphyxiate the entire family.
Compression of the vagus nerve may slow the child's pulse and asphyxiate it through lack of oxygen in the blood.
When version has been done haste may compress the head in the tight cervix and asphyxiate the child.
It would be difficult to asphyxiate any one in the open air without leaving any mark of strangulation.