Sentence Examples

  • She entered the forest, and the darkness was crushing, suffocating her.
  • This time, it was suffocating him.
  • It is a colourless gas which possesses a characteristic suffocating odour.
  • At one and the same moment came the sound of an explosion, a whistle of splinters as from a breaking window frame, a suffocating smell of powder, and Prince Andrew started to one side, raising his arm, and fell on his chest.
  • Their "firedamp" (formerly fulminating damp) is marsh gas, which, when mixed with air and exploded, produced "choke damp," "after damp," or "suffocating damp" (carbon dioxide).