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smother

How to sign: a confused multitude of things

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Similiar / Same: clutter, jumble, muddle, mare's nest, welter

Categories: disorder, disorderliness

Within this category: rummage

smother

How to sign: conceal or hide
"smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn";

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Similiar / Same: stifle, muffle, strangle, repress

Categories: conquer, curb, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress

smother

How to sign: envelop completely
"smother the meat in gravy";

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Similiar / Same: surround

Categories: cover

smother

How to sign: deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
"Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor";

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Similiar / Same: asphyxiate, suffocate

Categories: kill

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