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Synonyms for strangulate

kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air

constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air

become constricted

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It makes me agitated to see all these fashion fools who can't skate, because their skin-tight jeans strangulate their manbag or because their hair is getting in their eyes.
The Sri Lankan racist government is deliberately trying to strangulate the Tamil race.
Jaipur, July 15 (ANI): A girl's father tried to strangulate her in front of district administration officials, media persons and locals for marrying a man of another caste in Jaipur, Rajashthan.
Either they strangulate emotion into the cinematic equivalent of catatonia (The Myth of Fingerprints) or they shovel on the family eccentricity with a forklift (Home for the Holidays), celebrating the very craziness that sent them fleeing in terror from the nest and into ridiculously expensive film schools.
She was taken away from her home by a couple, who called themselves her relatives, and later they tried to strangulate her.
Meanwhile in Defence near Kala bridge Agha Hotel another dead body of 35 year old man was recovered who was strangulate to death, according to police deceased was a drug addict.
Adams, now 36, from Gillingham, was sentenced to 12 years in prison at Maidstone Crown Court yesterday after admitting rape and trying to choke, suffocate or strangulate his victim