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smother

verb /ˈsmaðə/
to kill or die from lack of air, caused especially by a thick covering over the mouth and nose; to suffocate
asfixiar, ahogar
He smothered his victim by holding a pillow over her face.
to prevent (a fire) from burning by covering it thickly
sofocar, extinguir, apagar
He threw sand on the fire to smother it.
to cover (too) thickly; to overwhelm
cubrir
When he got home his children smothered him with kisses.
(Definition of smother from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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