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Sample sentences for the GRE study word smother

smother can be used as a verb
smother can be used as a noun

1.To smother up his beauty from the world. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.Though ne'er so cunningly you smother it. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.To smother up the English in our throngs. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4."Silver, sir," returned the captain "he's as anxious as you and I to smother things up. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
5.I know I must conceal my sentiments I must smother hope I must remember that he cannot care much for me. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
6.But the Marchesa She will now receive her child--she will press it to her heart--she will cling to its little form, and smother it with her caresses. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
7.That it may not smother in this sorrowfulness To remoter worlds shall it be a light, and also to remotest night. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
8.Bakers, closed shops, night-cabmen, porters sweeping the pavements flashed past his eyes, and he watched it all, trying to smother the thought of what was awaiting him, and what he dared not hope for, and yet was hoping for. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
9.I could have screamed aloud I sought with tears and prayers to smother down the crowd of hideous images and sounds with which my memory swarmed against me and still, between the petitions, the ugly face of my iniquity stared into my soul. - from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
10.And whatever you do, don't tell him your troubles The fat man hates trouble, smothers his own, and you only make him ill at ease when you regale him with yours. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict

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