What is another word for smothered?

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[ smˈʌðəd], [ smˈʌðəd], [ s_m_ˈʌ_ð_ə_d]

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How to use "Smothered" in context?

When used as a noun, smothered usually means restrained or covered up, as in "She was smothered with a pillow." This particular definition is from the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Smothered can also mean suffocated. A different meaning comes from the phrase "smothering laughter." In this usage, smothering means preventing from rising to the surface, as in "The coughing only served to smother the laughter.

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