Smothered sentence example
A ripple of smothered laughter circled the room.
I'm beginning to feel smothered instead of loved.
He is almost smothered by the throng on market day.
He smiled his delight when he saw Adrienne, and smothered her in a hug.
Another conspiracy to establish a republican government was promptly smothered in Bahia, and the outbreak in Pernambuco was put down after a republic had been formed there for ninety days.Advertisement
Two men, Miles Forest and John Dighton, then smothered the youths under pillows while they were asleep. The murder was committed most probably in August or September 1483.
Having been smothered by the heavily annotated Geneva version, James was keen to have a " pure " text.
Huevos rancheros make a substantial breakfast with fried eggs smothered in spicy tomato sauce and served on a flour flatbread.
Christmas pudding with half the fat No Christmas meal is complete without a traditional plum pudding, flaming in brandy and smothered with custard.
Saba was welcomed, and quickly smothered by the Tunisian fondness for children.Advertisement
Trees are generally absent, except for thickets of poplars, dwarf oaks and tamarisks along the course of the Kura, the delta of which is smothered under a jungle of reeds and rushes.
The Rhine-daughters' exultant cry of " Rhine-gold " is there tortured in an extremely remote modulation at the end of a very sinister transformation of the theme; and the orchestration, with its lurid but smothered brass instruments, its penetrating low reed tones and its weird drum-roll beaten on a suspended cymbal, is more awe-inspiring than anything dreamed of by the cleverest of those composers who do not create intellectual causes for their effects.
The practice is confined to poorer types of land, such as heaths covered with furze and bracken or fens and clay areas smothered with rank grasses and sedges.
This and the Antwerp head of Jerome are perhaps the most striking examples of Diirer's power of forcing into subordination to a general impression such a multiplicity of insistent detail as would have smothered any weaker conception than his.
Hadi, indignant at the fact that she was generally regarded as the real source of authority, had attempted to poison her, and Khaizoran, hoping to find a more submissive instrument of her will in her second and favourite son, caused Hadi to be smothered with cushions by two young slaves whom she had presented to him.Advertisement
Those I send you I value in quires at 6 shillings, to take my money as they are sold, or at 5sh' for ready, or else at some short time; for I am satisfied there is no dealing in books without interesting the booksellers; and I am contented to let them go halves with me, rather than have your excellent work smothered by their combinations.
There is no reason to doubt that they were secretly smothered on or about the 15th of July by his agent Sir James Tyrrell, or that the bones found buried under a staircase in the fortress two hundred years after belonged to the two unhappy lads.
Collymore had a header plucked out of the air by Paul Robinson while Carbone 's long-range shot was also smothered by the keeper.
The centers of our large cities are places where brutality is squeezing out hope and where aspirations are being smothered at birth.
One good chance saw a low Tucks cross go loose but the keeper smothered at the feet of Bayliss.Advertisement
There are 3 large spires smothered in flower in the garden at the moment.
The Head Surgeon and the Head Nurse are smothered in dust as is everything else in the house.
Any food with chocolate is best saved for cooler days. I have seen children smothered in chocolate in a heat wave.
Millions of divorced couples across America have expressed remorse over having gone into divorce proceedings too soon and smothered the still-smoldering coals of their relationships.
Once you're all wrapped up in strips of muslin, mud treatments are smothered all over your body to firm, detox and soothe aching muscles and joints.Advertisement
Whipped products feel super airy and won't make you feel smothered.
Smothered - Meat or vegetables cooked down until tender and reduced.
Those not born and bred south of the Mason/Dixon line would tend to think that all southern food is deep fried and smothered in gravy, but it's not.
And unless you want to hang out with the cast of Dynasty, it's probably not going to be smothered with beads, sequins, and/or puffy sleeves to make it scream, "Bride!"
In D. speciosum, a Himalayan species, the small deep purple flowers are nearly smothered by the large green bracts.
Anything growing beneath a heavy leaf pack is in danger of being smothered.
Pair the Yellow Tail Shiraz with beef (it can hold its own with a rare steak, smothered in a brandy-cream sauce as well as perfectly complementing a char-grilled burger) or pasta.
We have certain instinctive abilities to read nonverbal communication when we are very young, but many of them are smothered by what we're taught.
More carefree individuals may find this protective nature stifling or restricting, but those who appreciate reliability won't feel smothered and will recognize this trait as a definite advantage.
Her brutal affections left Damon bereft, Stefan on his guard and Caroline Forbes became a changed woman when Katherine smothered her in her sleep while she had the blood of Damon in her veins.
Grilled foods smothered in sauces and condiments are often equally as high in calories as burgers.
He yelled her name but the call was smothered by the cry of the wind and the crash of the surf beyond.
They had to break this stifling relationship off before it smothered all reason from them.
It seemed then as if every pore of life were choked, and Christendom must be stifled and smothered in the fatal embrace."
When a child, while playing at ball or pursuing a mouse, he fell into a jar of honey and was smothered.
The tragedy of disablement seems never to have smothered her natural exuberance.
Do n't leave without sampling the classic Berlin Currywurst - a German sausage smothered in a spicy sauce.
Grinders are available in both hot and cold varieties, with choices like the cold cut combo stuffed with meats and cheeses, and the tangy sausage parmigiana covered in lovely tomato sauce and smothered in mozzarella.