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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smothered, stifled, strangled, suppressed(adj)

    held in check with difficulty

    "a smothered cough"; "a stifled yawn"; "a strangled scream"; "suppressed laughter"

  2. smothered(adj)

    completely covered

    "bonnets smothered with flowers"; "smothered chicken is chicken cooked in a seasoned gravy"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smothered

    of Smother

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  1. Smothered

    After the body of Lois Romney is found in a hotel room, Goren and Eames link her to Dale Van Acker, a junkie and the son of wealthy scion Priscilla Van Acker. Van Acker strongly disapproved of her son's pregnant fiancée, which leads Goren and Eames to suspect she may have wanted to get rid of the girl on a permanent basis.

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    Alex
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    Karen
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How to say smothered in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of smothered in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of smothered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of smothered in a Sentence

  1. Edith Sitwell:

    The poet speaks to all men of that other life of theirs that they have smothered and forgotten.

  2. Sankara:

    The spirit is smothered, as it were, by ignorance, but so soon as ignorance is destroyed, spirit shine forth, like the sun when released from clouds.

  3. Bruce Thomson:

    These organisms are adapted to live in fast-moving streams with sand and gravel bottoms, and now we’re covering most of that sand and gravel with light, fluffy sludge, it’ll plug up the pours and the organisms will be smothered. They need the sand and gravel to provide nutrients and oxygen.

  4. Eldridge Cleaver:

    The white youth of today have begun to react to the fact that the American Way of Life is a fossil of history. What do they care if their old baldheaded and crew-cut elders don't dig their caveman mops? They couldn't care less about the old, stiff-assed honkies who don't like their new dances: Frog, Monkey, Jerk, Swim, Watusi. All they know is that it feels good to swing to way-out body-rhythms instead of dragging across the dance floor like zombies to the dead beat of mind-smothered Mickey Mouse music.

Images & Illustrations of smothered

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