The fire element will quickly suffocate under the demand of an earth sign.
To actually kill them, you may need to leave the shampoo on your dog for several minutes to suffocate the fleas.
An inflamed epiglottis can swell and close off the windpipe, thus causing the patient to suffocate.
This might seem as it would be a lot of fun, but the weight of it could cause someone to suffocate.
Other contaminants, like grease from industrial food processing, may leech the oxygen out of the water and suffocate fish.
Make your feet sweat: Your feet should breathe when wearing socks, not suffocate and overheat.
But, I don't think that means you should beat it with a bloody hammer and wait for its ghost to rise from the grave and suffocate you in your sleep either, so Nintendo be warned.
The air of the chamber stilled and grew heavy, as if it meant to suffocate him.