strangle, strangulate, throttle(verb)
kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
"he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, repress(verb)
conceal or hide
"smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
keep down, cramp, muffle, surround, quash, halter, suppress, asphyxiate, subjugate, gag, mute, strangulate, throttle, reduce, hamper, repress, put out, damp, suffocate, dull, smother, choke, stifle, dampen, tone down, subdue
die from strangulation
hamper, halter, cramp, strangle(verb)
prevent the progress or free movement of
"He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
drop dead, pop off, gag, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, throttle, repress, cash in one's chips, fret, kick the bucket, expire, halter, buy the farm, pass away, perish, croak, clog, conk, strangulate, asphyxiate, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, hamper, go, pass, choke off, cramp, die, smother, suffocate, exit, congest, scrag, muffle, stifle
gag, choke, strangle, suffocate(verb)
struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
"he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
drop dead, pop off, gag, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, throttle, repress, muzzle, cash in one's chips, fret, kick the bucket, expire, halter, buy the farm, pass away, perish, croak, clog, conk, strangulate, asphyxiate, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, quip, hamper, go, heave, pass, choke off, cramp, die, smother, suffocate, exit, congest, scrag, muffle, retch, stifle
stop breathing by obstruction of one’s trachea
the guy choked the assailant with a scarfSubmitted by erhnice on July 28, 2019
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You need to hang … at least 100 notorious kulaks, the rich, and the bloodsuckers … This needs to be accomplished in such a way that people for hundreds of miles around will see, tremble, know and scream out : let's choke and strangle those blood-sucking kulaks.
The operation to tighten the strangle-hold on Ain Issa is continuing in the outskirts of the city.
Survivors of the camps have described their experiences as a deliberate attempt by Beijing to strangle Muslim Uyghur culture and stamp out the Muslim faith.
The great challenge which faces us is to assure that, in our society of big-ness, we do not strangle the voice of creativity, that the rules of the game do not come to overshadow its purpose, that the grand orchestration of society leaves ample room for the man who marches to the music of another drummer.
Our partners do not want to strangle us.
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- estrangularCatalan, Valencian
- potlačit, uškrtitCzech
- erwürgen, strangulierenGerman
- tachd, mùchScottish Gaelic
- חנק, חנק למוותHebrew
- nanati, ronarona, natinati, tāronaMāori
- wurgen, worgen, onderdrukkenDutch
- sufocar, estrangularPortuguese
- подавлять, подавить, душить, задушитьRussian
- undertrycka, strypaSwedish
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