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STRANGULATE





Definition:

  1. [verb] kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
    Synonyms: strangle, throttle

  2. [verb] constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air

  3. [verb] become constricted; "The hernia will strangulate"

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