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    strangle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word strangle

    Definition
    (verb) kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
    Synonyms : strangulate , throttle
    Example Sentence
    • he tried to strangle his opponent
    • A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes
    Definition
    (verb) conceal or hide
    Synonyms : muffle , repress , smother , stifle
    Example Sentence
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn
    Definition
    (verb) die from strangulation Definition
    (verb) prevent the progress or free movement of
    Synonyms : cramp , halter , hamper
    Example Sentence
    • He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather
    • the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries
    Definition
    (verb) constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
    Synonyms : choke
    Definition
    (verb) struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
    Synonyms : choke , gag , suffocate
    Example Sentence
    • he swallowed a fishbone and gagged
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for strangle

String(a length of wire or rope)+Gola(neck)=Strangle = Suffocation.

strangle = struggle

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