Definition of asphyxiate:
drop dead, pop off, croak, conk, pass away, buy the farm, gag, dampen, fret, kick the bucket, choke, put out, stifle, die, foul, exit, surround, decease, smother, snuff it, perish, breath, congest, clog up, clog, repress, pass, choke off, suffocate, expire, back up, scrag, give-up the ghost, muffle, go, throttle, cash in one's chips.
- "Red Hair", Elinor Glyn.
Swift as his mind worked, it had not seen his opportunity to win her to his cause, to asphyxiate her high senses, her quixotic justice, by that old flood of eloquence and compelling persuasion of the emotions with which he had swept her to the altar- an altar of sacrifice.- "The Weavers, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009.
- "The Flying Saucers are Real", Donald Keyhoe.