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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Become constricted; Constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air; Kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air.

Usage examples (34)
  • The hernia will strangulate
  • We have liquidated big outfits and we are not going to strangulate anybody now.
  • What American would finally not see who is willing to triangulate and who just wants to strangulate?
  • " My idea is not to strangulate " the business, he said, noting that it can be an effective tool for reaching poor people with financial services who fall outside the... for more
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