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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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The child may experience a sudden choking sensation, breathlessness, itching or burning.
Thymic cancer symptoms can include chest pain, shortness of breath, or a choking sensation, but often the tumor shows no signs at all and is discovered incidentally during a doctor's visit.
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.
A victim impact report said the woman had suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and sometimes experiences a choking sensation when eating.
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.