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Synonyms for strangulationstran·gu·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. choking, strangling, strangulation, throttlingnoun

    the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

    "no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"

    Synonyms:
    choking, throttling, strangling

  2. strangulationnoun

    the condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage

    Synonyms:
    throttling, strangling, choking

  3. strangulationnoun

    (pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid

    "strangulation of the intestine"

    Synonyms:
    throttling, strangling, choking

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How to use strangulation in a sentence?

  1. Sanjay Gupta:

    They use incomplete data with incomplete information to try and draw a conclusion about the cause of death and to suggest it was a strangulation, we can't possibly know that with as little information as was presented.

  2. Mark Piepmeier:

    To him, strangulation was sex, thats how bizarre this person is. That struck both of us as this cats different than anybody we normally deal with.

  3. Jonathan Arden:

    If, hypothetically, the hyoid bone is broken, that would generally raise questions about strangulation, but it is not definitive and does not exclude suicidal hanging.

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