garrote

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Synonyms for garrote

an instrument of execution for execution by strangulation

strangle with an iron collar

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The psychiatrist refers to the thoughts you have had about harming people, you have thought about garroting them, and you have also have had homicidal thoughts.
Radiographs taken in the early 1990s of the mummy from the Hancock Museum, called Kephren, were shown to a forensic expert at the time who concluded that a displaced neckbone would have been caused by garroting.
Liverpool-born Maudsley was jailed in 1974 for garroting a man who picked him up for sex and showed him pictures of children he had abused.
The initial radiographs of the mummy, which was named Kephren, were shown to a team of forensic experts who concluded that it must have been caused by garroting, a claim which is to be further examined during this new research.
No harm, good cause and all that, but Lawrie's vocal chords would be put to better use garroting a pig.