To save this word, you'll need to log in. She smothered the fire with a blanket. Recent Examples on the Web: Verb When states and cities began closing most businesses in March, the idea was to smother the virus and buy time for the medical system to adapt. Lynch, Washington Post , "After the fastest recession in U. It Has Brought Others Closer. Send us feedback. See More First Known Use of smother Verb circa , in the meaning defined at intransitive sense Noun 13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a History and Etymology for smother Noun Middle English, alteration of smorther , from smoren to smother, from Old English smorian to suffocate; akin to Middle Dutch smoren to suffocate Keep scrolling for more Learn More about smother Share smother Post the Definition of smother to Facebook Share the Definition of smother on Twitter Time Traveler for smother. Accessed 5 Aug. Keep scrolling for more More Definitions for smother smother. Please tell us where you read or heard it including the quote, if possible.
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You just have to find that yin of decency and locate the gestures and words that smother the yang of fear. Even this night was used by them to grab at something to fool men—to smother God in their hearts. These shade and smother more grass and thus advance the forest another limb's length. With a smother of foam, the metal canister toppled from its cradle into the milk-white wake of the swiftly-moving M.
When my nomo husband does go to church we discuss the talks. The weekends that we spend together are non stop we are always doing something or going to see friends People in general don't understand how much money it actually takes to just be a doctor. The big one is that under Mormon theology both of you must be believing, fully active members to live together in the afterlife.