Sentence Examples


  • The whole crew were half suffocated as they were tossed helter-skelter into the white curdling cream of the squall.
  • Throwing a blanket over me, she almost suffocated me, but she put out the fire.
  • If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life, as from that dry and parching wind of the African deserts called the simoom, which fills the mouth and nose and ears and eyes with dust till you are suffocated, for fear that I should get some of his good done to me--some of its virus mingled with my blood.
  • A daily life suffocated by a rash of new rules and regulations, bills and prices.
  • She used to have a partner, Barney, but he suffocated on a plastic toy that was thrown in by visitors.

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