GRE Word List

SUFFOCATE

to stop the respiration of (as by strangling or asphyxiation)

The meaning of the word suffocate is to stop the respiration of (as by strangling or asphyxiation).

Random words

WordMeaning
elegya poem in elegiac couplets
chaperona person (such as a matron) who for propriety (see propriety
rapturean expression or manifestation of ecstasy or passion
circleta little circle
handsomehaving a pleasing and usually impressive or dignified appearance
sheafa quantity of the stalks and ears of a cereal grass or sometimes other plant material bound together
enfranchiseto set free (as from slavery)
continencethe ability to retain a bodily discharge voluntarily
crypticsecret
mnemonicassisting or intended to assist memory