stop air from reaching a person or thing
cover thickly or completely
keep back,suppress (one's anger,etc.)
put out (a fire), cause (a fire) to burn slowly,by covering it with ashes,sand,etc.
"smother the meat in gravy"
"Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"
"The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor"
"smother a yawn"
"muffle one's anger"
"strangle a yawn"
"the butter cream smothered the cake"
We..brought the boat to in a smother of foam.
出自： R. H. Dana
The muffle and smother of these fallen clouds.
出自： R. L. Stevenson