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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe.

Usage examples (32)
  • Verb (used with object) : Censorship strangles a free press
  • "No," said Julia after a pause, the word strangling her.
  • Sawyer’s chain strangling was brutal and strangely therapeutic.
  • It was only too evident that if he had carried out the idea of strangling for more
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