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Synonyms for choking

a condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx)

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the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

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Urwin said he visited his doctor last May because he was feeling tired and had woken up with a choking sensation and fighting for breath on a couple of occasions.
A 40 year old patient presented to the hospital outpatient department with one year history of cough, choking sensation following swallowing, hoarseness of voice and loss of weight.
The residents complained of choking sensation and pungent smell.
Our patient experienced difficulty breathing and choking sensation when the bronchoscope was advanced and became uncooperative.
Mrs Dawe said that her husband returned from work and complained of feeling unwell and had a choking sensation.
The water metaphor includes drowning, choking, suffocation, Ray's own strangling emphysema and, perhaps above all, the choking sensation of a marriage gone bad.
The Golden Fleece has five ghosts in four of its bedrooms and drinkers in the bar at the Black Swan have suffered a choking sensation.
Symptoms of sleep apnea include feeling tired during the day after apparently having slept well, snoring, and waking up with a sore, dry throat or a choking sensation.
After two minutes of a choking sensation and a walk through the fine woods, he talked normally when he received the congratulations of his friends.