Throwing a blanket over me, she almost suffocated me, but she put out the fire.
- Merwan died on the 27th of Ramadan 65 (7th May 685); according to tradition, he was suffocated by his wife, because he had insulted her son Khalid and herself.
suffocated by gas.
The latter set out on the afternoon of the 24th to lc ttempt to rescue people at Herculaneum, but came too late, and rent to Stabiae, where he spent the night, and died the following h ~orning, suffocated by the poisonous fumes which were ex- A
In it Macleod of Skye, towards the end of the r6th century, ordered 200 Macdonalds, inhabitants of the isle - men, women and children - to be suffocated, their bones being found long afterwards.
As to Afghanistan, the vizier Yar Mahommed had in 1842, when the British troops were perishing in the passes, or otherwise in the midst of dangers, caused Kamran to be suffocated in his prison.
His disorder was an oedematous affection of the wind-pipe, contracted by exposure during a long ride in a snowstorm, and aggravated by neglect and by such contemporary remedies as bleeding, gargles of "molasses, vinegar and butter" and "vinegar and sage tea," which "almost suffocated him," and a blister of cantharides.
After a brief reign, characterized, it is said, by dignity and talent, he died in July 1274, suffocated, according to the generally received accounts, by his own fat.
suffocated by the fumes.
I then suffocated them by blocking their airways with polish.
suffocated on a plastic toy that was thrown in by visitors.
A daily life suffocated by a rash of new rules and regulations, bills and prices.
During the night, while at Edmund Byers, the boiler went out and were nearly suffocated by the fumes.
almost suffocated with misery, I hesitated, looked back briefly, then carried on.
The jury returned a verdict that the deceased was accidentally suffocated by drowning.
She used to have a partner, Barney, but he suffocated on a plastic toy that was thrown in by visitors.
Isolated in such blocks the selected prisoner perished either from hunger or from an injection of phenol or were suffocated by gas.
Almost suffocated with misery, I hesitated, looked back briefly, then carried on.
You can be hung, impaled, suffocated in mud, torched, eaten and splattered across the screen in an instant.
From time to time horrifying stories reach the press of migrants suffocated in air-tight container trucks.
Children are injured and even killed every year because they have become entangled in the framework of their elevated beds and suffocated.
THEN I feel all suffocated and very harshly push them away until I feel like I can breathe again.
Gone. And in comes the suffocated feeling.
The thrill of the chase can be a big draw, but that suffocated feeling comes with knowing you made the wrong choice.
Today, shapewear is designed with both function and comfort in mind, so you're less likely to feel suffocated.
This membrane solves one of the major complaints of hunters, allowing them to stay dry without feeling suffocated by the closeness of the fabric.
Nightmares: A common parasomnia characterized by dreams with frightening psychological content, a feeling of imminent physical danger, and a sensation of being trapped or suffocated.
Nightmares provoke a feeling of imminent physical danger with a sensation of being trapped or suffocated.
It was her character's death in Goldfinger where her boss encased her in gold and suffocated her that made her such a star.
suffocated in mud, torched, eaten and splattered across the screen in an instant.
suffocated in air-tight container trucks.
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