verb (used with object), suf·fo·cat·ed, suf·fo·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), suf·fo·cat·ed, suf·fo·cat·ing.
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Suffocatingly dense the throng about this grave, and strangely quiet.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Her heart beat so suffocatingly loud and fast that she could not speak.Brooke's Daughter|Adeline Sergeant
The odor that assailed his nostrils reassured him suffocatingly.The Lookout Man|B. M. Bower
She had time to notice how suffocatingly dry the other world was.Grim: The Story of a Pike|Svend Fleuron
There is no bitterness like that of conscious impotency, the sense of suffocatingly complete suppression.Human Nature and Conduct|John Dewey