She entered the forest, and the darkness was crushing, suffocating her.
This time, it was suffocating him.
It is a colourless gas which possesses a characteristic suffocating odour.
Their "firedamp" (formerly fulminating damp) is marsh gas, which, when mixed with air and exploded, produced "choke damp," "after damp," or "suffocating damp" (carbon dioxide).
At one and the same moment came the sound of an explosion, a whistle of splinters as from a breaking window frame, a suffocating smell of powder, and Prince Andrew started to one side, raising his arm, and fell on his chest.
Nature has provided several species of animals, birds and reptiles, to feed upon these insects, and various poisonous and suffocating compounds are used to destroy them, but with no great degree of success.
At ordinary temperatures it is a colourless gas, possessing a penetrating and suffocating smell.
Tetranitromethane, C(N02)4, obtained by adding nitroform to a hot mixture of nitric and sulphuric acids, is a crystalline solid which melts at 13° C. Chlorpicrin, CC1 3 NO 2, is a liquid of suffocating odour obtained by the action of nitric acid and chloride of lime on many organic compounds.
It is a colourless, strongly fuming gas which has a suffocating smell.
Suffocating in an atmosphere of cruelty and baseness, Chenier's agony found expression almost to the last in these murderous Iambes which he launched against the Convention.
Chlorine is a gas of a greenish-yellow colour, and possesses a characteristic unpleasant and suffocating smell.