strangle

Part of speech: noun

Strangulation.

Part of speech: verb

To choke to death; throttle; suffocate; stifle.

Part of speech: verb

To repress; suppress.

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Usage examples "strangle":

  1. " If you try to scream I shall strangle you," he said in a whisper. - "Whosoever Shall Offend", F. Marion Crawford.
  2. " Well, well," he said, " don't strangle me for that. - "The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction", Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds..
  3. He told me that, when I had called him, a Lama had placed his hand upon his mouth to prevent him from answering, while, with the other hand, the Lama had squeezed his neck so tightly as to nearly strangle him. - "An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet", A. Henry Savage Landor.