verb (used with object), as·phyx·i·at·ed, as·phyx·i·at·ing.
verb (used without object), as·phyx·i·at·ed, as·phyx·i·at·ing.
Words nearby asphyxiate
OTHER WORDS FROM asphyxiateas·phyx·i·a·tion, nounas·phyx·i·a·tor, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH asphyxiateasphyxia asphyxiation
Examples from the Web for asphyxiate
A tablespoonful poured on a cow-chip and rolled down a dog hole will asphyxiate the entire family.Bat Wing Bowles|Dane Coolidge
It would be difficult to asphyxiate any one in the open air without leaving any mark of strangulation.The Place of Dragons|William Le Queux
"To shoot—or poison—or asphyxiate," expounded Glure, warming to his theme.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune
When version has been done haste may compress the head in the tight cervix and asphyxiate the child.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
Its fumes, being heavier than air, penetrate the burrows and promptly poison or asphyxiate all living animals and fleas.Plague|Thomas Wright Jackson