smother

[ smuhth-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF smother

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SMOTHER

Verloc, whose affair the police has managed to smother so nicely, was mediocre.

Pour it boiling on the cucumbers, and smother them as before.

You would kill her, smother her dead in your arms, before you would give her to—that.

They had gone unheard and unseen, melting, as it were, in the shock and smother of the wave.

His eyebrows and hair were left behind in the smother of flame.

She tried to smother a little feeling of hurt because Isobel had deserted her.

It needed only a few seconds to drop over the performer, to burn and smother him.

To smother the rush of words which were gathering at his lips, he raised his cup and drank.

The fluff from the work seemed to smother Connie that morning.

He seemed to smother the words by stooping to kiss her good-by.

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