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synonyms for smother
- hush up
- keep back
- simmer down
- stamp out
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How to use smother in a sentence
You just have to find that yin of decency and locate the gestures and words that smother the yang of fear.
Impatiently I smother the accusing whisper of my conscience, "By the right of revolutionary ethics."Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
I would not make oath it was so, but my blood was then boiling, and I was trying to smother my passion.My Ten Years' Imprisonment | Silvio Pellico
Hamilton saw that without speedy relief his comrade must soon smother.
I choked a little over a big scare that seemed to rush up out of the bed-clothes to smother me.The Wreckers | Francis Lynde
It endeavoured to smother sleepers like the Scandinavian hag Mara, and similarly deprived them of power to move.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
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