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smother

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Definición 1

Literally, suffocate, kill by stopping breath of or excluding air from (person, animal).

Fuente: Invertext, from Concise Oxford Dictionary


Contexto: Ray Gosling, a Nottingham filmmaker, told how he smothered his lover who was dying of Aids.

Fuente: prolife.org.uk

Definición 2

Figuratively, end, stop, halt (progress of thing).

Fuente: Invertext, from Concise Oxford Dictionary


Contexto: The jump in yields could smother the improving sentiment on world equities markets by inflating swap rates.

Fuente: Financial Times 10/06/2009 (Markets)

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