Smotheriness Smoth"er*i*ness, n. The quality or state of being smothery. [1913 Webster]

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  • smotheriness — smothˈeriness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑smother * * * ˈsmotheriness [f. smothery a.] The ‘state of being smothery’ (Webster, 1847) …   Useful english dictionary

  • smother — 1. verb a) To suffocate; stifle; obstruct, more or less completely, the respiration of. b) To extinguish or deaden, as fire, by covering, overlaying, or otherwise excluding the air: as, to smother …   Wiktionary

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