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synonyms for suffocated

  • choked
  • breathless
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How to use suffocated in a sentence

Calcutta, in India, taken by Surajah Dowla: of 146 prisoners put into a dungeon called the "black hole," 123 were suffocated.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
At these words the noise rose to a regular tumult; the shareholders pressed round Ivan, and nearly suffocated him.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
I nearly suffocated in crawling by the opening between our cabin and the Granville cabin, for I scarcely ventured to breathe.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
"I suppose I have," said Stover, almost suffocated by the gentleness of her voice.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
We sometimes hear of people being suffocated by gas, but it is not often we hear of trees being suffocated.
FIFTY-TWO STORY TALKS TO BOYS AND GIRLSHOWARD J. CHIDLEY
Hurrying on as fast as he could, the man found the colt lying dead, suffocated in the mud and water.
LITTLE FOLKSVARIOUS
Upon handing the letter to the usher, his nerves underwent a violent shock; he seemed to be suffocated by a rush of blood.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
You are in an air-tight box, and can be warm provided you do not mind being suffocated.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
They covered his carriage and horses; and the Tartars assert, that people are sometimes suffocated by them.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
Had it not been that he received a certain quantity of air through the interstices of the pile, he must have suffocated.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUFFOCATED

  • breathless
  • choked
  • suffocated
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.