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asphyxiate

view main entry for asphyxiate verb  /æsˈfɪksiˌeɪt/
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asphyxiation

  /æsˌfɪksiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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panjandrum

a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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