OTHER WORDS FROM asphyxiateas·phyx·i·a·tion [as-fik-see-ey-shuhn] /æsˌfɪk siˈeɪ ʃən/ nounas·phyx·i·a·tor, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH asphyxiateasphyxia, asphyxiation
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In March 2020, Daniel Prude asphyxiated after being hooded and handcuffed by police in Rochester, NY.To Protect the Next George Floyd, We Must Remove the Threat of Police Violence from Everyday Life|Phillip Atiba Goff|April 20, 2021|Time
In his mind, he says, play constant images of Khashoggi, who evidence indicates was slowly asphyxiated by a team of agents and dismembered with a bone saw.A new movie about Jamal Khashoggi reveals a protégé who is alive and under assault|Steven Zeitchik|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Pino, my old gardener, thinks this is a bad idea—that it will soot up in no time, asphyxiating the vertebrates below who just want to sit near the fire and read a book.The global rally stalls out, but Goldman Sachs is doubling down on value stocks|Bernhard Warner|December 7, 2020|Fortune
It is not only that such women do nothing themselves—they slowly asphyxiate their friends, their brothers, or their husbands.Three Addresses to Girls at School|James Maurice Wilson
A tablespoonful poured on a cow-chip and rolled down a dog hole will asphyxiate the entire family.Bat Wing Bowles|Dane Coolidge
Compression of the vagus nerve may slow the child's pulse and asphyxiate it through lack of oxygen in the blood.
When version has been done haste may compress the head in the tight cervix and asphyxiate the child.
It might precipitate, into the air, gases which would asphyxiate us or cause a general conflagration.Astronomy of To-day|Cecil G. Dolmage