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Strangulate   /strˈæŋgjəlˌeɪt/   Listen
Strangulate

verb
1.
Kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air.  Synonyms: strangle, throttle.  "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
2.
Constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air.
3.
Become constricted.






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Words linked to "Strangulate" :   garotte, scrag, constrict, constringe, squeeze, compact, press, garrotte, strangulation, garrote, narrow, throttle, kill, compress, contract



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