Suffocate+in+water

  • 1 Water cure — is a form of water torture in which the victim is forced to drink large quantities of water in a short time, resulting in gastric distension, water intoxication, and possibly death.cite book|title=Oxford English Dictionary|quote=In the… …

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  • 2 Water cure (torture) — This is an article about a form of torture. For other uses, see Water cure. The Water Torture Facsimile of a woodcut in J. Damhoudère s Praxis Rerum Criminalium, Antwerp, 1556. Water cure as a term for a form of torture refers to a method in… …

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  • 3 suffocate — Synonyms and related words: OD, asphyxiate, bake, bar, barricade, be in heat, be killed, blaze, block, block up, blockade, bloom, boil, bolt, bottle up, broil, burke, burn, censor, chock, choke, choke off, clamp down on, close, close off, close… …

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  • 4 drown — drau̇n vb, drowned drau̇nd drown·ing drau̇ niŋ vi 1) to suffocate in water or some other liquid 2) to suffocate because of excess of body fluid that interferes with the passage of oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues (as in pulmonary edema)… …

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  • 5 Aboleth — Infobox D D creature name=Aboleth alignment=Lawful Evil (usually) type=Aberration subtype= source=Monster Manual 3.5 first= mythical= based= wizards image URL=http://www.wizards.com/dnd/images/MM35 gallery/MM35 PG8.jpg OGL stats… …

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  • 6 drowned — adj. submerged in water or other liquid; sunk draÊŠn v. suffocate in water; be suffocated by water; flood, inundate with water …

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  • 7 drown — draÊŠn v. suffocate in water; be suffocated by water; flood, inundate with water …

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  • 8 drowning — adj. immersing, submerging in a liquid; overflowing; overwhelming; sinking draÊŠn v. suffocate in water; be suffocated by water; flood, inundate with water …

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  • 9 drowns — draÊŠn v. suffocate in water; be suffocated by water; flood, inundate with water …

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  • 10 drown — verb 1) he nearly drowned Syn: suffocate in water, inhale water; go to a watery grave 2) the valleys were drowned Syn: flood, submerge, immerse, inundate, deluge, swamp, engulf 3) …

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  • 11 drown — [13] Drown is not found in texts until the end of the 13th century (when it began to replace the related drench in the sense ‘suffocate in water’) but an Old English verb *drūnian could well have existed. The earliest occurrences of the word are… …

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  • 12 drown — I. v. a. 1. Suffocate in water. 2. Overflow, inundate, deluge, overwhelm, flood. 3. Overcome, overpower. II. v. n. Be drowned …

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  • 13 drown — [13] Drown is not found in texts until the end of the 13th century (when it began to replace the related drench in the sense ‘suffocate in water’) but an Old English verb *drūnian could well have existed. The earliest occurrences of the word are… …

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  • 14 Fish — are aquatic vertebrate animals that are typically ectothermic (previously cold blooded), covered with scales, and equipped with two sets of paired fins and several unpaired fins. Fish are abundant in the sea and in fresh water, with species being …

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  • 15 List of Marvel Family enemies — Through his adventures, Fawcett Comics/DC Comics superhero Captain Marvel and his Marvel Family gained a host of enemies, including the following: Contents 1 Acrobat 2 Adolf Hitler 3 Amoeba Family …

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  • 16 The Miniature Killer — CSI: Crime Scene Investigation character Jessica Collins as Natalie Davis Natalie Davis Date of birth 1975 City Las Vegas …

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  • 17 Oodaku — Toho character Oodaku (Giant Octopus) Alias Giant Octopus Species Giant Mutant Octopus Length 25–30 meters Weight 600 22,000 tons Faction …

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  • 18 Perfume (novel) — This article is about the novel. For the 2006 film adaptation, see Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (film). Perfume: The Story of a Murderer   …

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  • 19 List of recurring characters on seaQuest DSV — This is a list of the recurring characters featured on the television series seaQuest DSV. This list does not include characters listed in the main titles of the show.UEO PersonnelAdmiral/Secretary General William NoyceRanked as admiral in the… …

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  • 20 Chimney sweep — Chimney sweeper redirects here. For the geometer moth, see Odezia atrata. Chimney sweep in the 1850s A chimney sweep is a worker who clears ash and soot from chimneys. The chimney uses the pressure difference caused by a hot column of gas to… …

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