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Synonyms for stranglehold
ˈstræŋ gəlˌhoʊldstran·gle·hold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stranglehold, chokehold, throttleholdnoun

    complete power over a person or situation

    "corporations have a stranglehold on the media"; "the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public"

    chokehold, throttlehold, choke hold

  2. strangleholdnoun

    a wrestling hold in which the arms are pressed against the opponent's windpipe

    chokehold, throttlehold

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stranglehold":

    strangulation, grip, bottleneck, vise, yoke, right-of-way

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. stranglehold

    Sleeper hold, see there, also known as blood choke

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  1. Bill Clinton:

    There has been a lot of talk about breaking the glass ceiling, i am tired of the stranglehold that women have had on the job of presidential spouse.

  2. Naftali Bennett:

    If there is one thing I would want to achieve over the next four years, it is to break up the monopolies here and to break the stranglehold the big unions have on the Israeli economy.

  3. Andrew Bernstein:

    For the first time in history, the rational and the good are fully armed in the battle against evil. Here we finally find the answer to our paradox; now we can understand the nature of the social power held by evil. Ultimately, the evil, the irrational, truly has no power. The evil men’s control of morality is transient; it lives on borrowed time made possible only by the errors of the good. In time, as more honest men grasp the truth, evil’s stranglehold will be easily broken.

  4. Carl Higbie:

    The pharmaceutical industry has a stranglehold on the VA.

  5. Kyle Wiens:

    Rare earth elements aren't being recycled from electronics right now, and that's a huge problem — China has a stranglehold on the virgin material supply, this is a great idea — Apple could single-handedly create a hugely needed market for recycled rare earths.

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