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  1. smother

    • IPA[ˈsmʌðə(r)]



    • vt.
    • 過去式:smothered 過去分詞:smothered 現在分詞:smothering

    • 釋義
    • 同反義


    • 1. 使窒息而死 he smothered the baby with a pillow 他用枕頭把嬰兒悶死了 I hate sleeping with a lot of covers, I feel as if I'm being smothered 我討厭蓋很多被子睡覺,感覺要憋死了
    • 2. 厚厚地覆蓋 to smother sb. with kisses 吻得某人透不過氣來 a cake smothered in cream 裹了厚厚一層奶油的蛋糕
    • 3. 使覺得壓抑 you can smother children with too much attention 過多的關注會讓孩子覺得不自在
    • 4. 抑制 to smother a yawn/sob 強忍住哈欠/嗚咽
    • 5. 把…悶熄


    1. kill (someone) by covering their nose and mouth so that they suffocate

    2. make (someone) feel trapped and oppressed by acting in an overly protective manner towards them

    3. extinguish (a fire) by covering it

    4. suppress (a feeling or action)

    5. cover someone or something entirely with