Definitions of strangle:
  • verb:   die from strangulation
  • verb:   kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
    Example: "He tried to strangle his opponent"
  • verb:   constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
  • verb:   struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
  • verb:   conceal or hide
    Example: "Strangle a yawn"
  • verb:   prevent the progress or free movement of
    Example: "The imperilist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"

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