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v. as·phyx·i·at·ed, as·phyx·i·at·ing, as·phyx·i·ates
To cause asphyxia in; smother.
To undergo asphyxia; suffocate.

as·phyx′i·a′tion n.
as·phyx′i·a′tor n.
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Adj.1.asphyxiated - in a state of asphyxiaasphyxiated - in a state of asphyxia    
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Gringoire enjoyed seeing, feeling, fingering, so to speak an entire assembly (of knaves, it is true, but what matters that ?) stupefied, petrified, and as though asphyxiated in the presence of the incommensurable tirades which welled up every instant from all parts of his bridal song.
Patent arterial duct was a common finding in asphyxiated neonates (62%), whereas, only one normal newborn had patent arterial duct which shows significant relationship between asphyxia and this complication (P<0.001) (Table-I and II).
Summary: An innocent game of hide-and-seek turned into a tragedy that reverberated across the country Wednesday when four children died in the West Bekaa after being locked in a car trunk and asphyxiated.
26 (Petra) -- A Palestinian man early Monday was been shot and wounded, while others were asphyxiated when Israeli occupation troops rampaged through Jenin city and opened fire with live ammunition and tear gas canisters at the local citizens, sparking violent clashes with locals.
It is understood that Mrs Hall was asphyxiated by smoke.
Newborn pups were divided into eight subgroups (n=12/group): 1) preterm control (PTC), 2) preterm ventilated (PTV), 3) preterm asphyxiated (PTA), 4) preterm asphyxiated and ventilated (PTAV), 5) term control (TC), 6) term ventilated (TV), 7) term asphyxiated (TA), and 8) term asphyxiated and ventilated (TAV).
Bijie, in impoverished Guizhou province, was the scene of a similar tragedy almost three years ago when five runaway boys asphyxiated after lighting a fire in a rubbish bin as they sheltered from the cold.
Some were already asphyxiated and they shot the others dead, before setting fire to all the bodies.
NATO supply line will be asphyxiated on three prominent spots including a probable location of Pakistan-Afghanistan connecting border by holding sit-ins on November 23.
Several colleagues rushed to help him but also asphyxiated in the air of the tank, where the fermentation of the fish oil had removed most of the oxygen.
Preliminary postmortem results show the boys were asphyxiated by the python from the shop owned by family friend Jean-Claude Savoie.
The report said: "The disclosed documents demonstrate this evidence was flawed and some, partially asphyxiated, survived for a significant period.