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Synonyms for choke

Synonyms for choke

to interfere with or stop the normal breathing of, especially by constricting the windpipe

to stop the breathing of

to hold (something requiring an outlet) in check

to plug up something, as a hole, space, or container

to be unsuccessful

choke off: to bring to an end forcibly as if by imposing a heavy weight

something used to fill a hole, space, or container

Synonyms for choke

a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current

a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion

wring the neck of

constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing

struggle for breath

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fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation

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check or slow down the action or effect of

impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of

become stultified, suppressed, or stifled

suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of

reduce the air supply


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cause to retch or choke


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There was a choke chain around its neck which had probably been on since the dog was a puppy and had not been adjusted.
The chain was about two-feet long, real heavy and resembled a dog choke chain.
True, Darnell deserves a dog collar and choke chain, but he does get his butt kicked all over town by the formidable Brandi, giving various factions something to root for in a movie that is mainly out to please a wide audience.
The schoolgirl was found sitting upright against her bedroom door with a dog choke chain around her neck, the Milford Haven hearing was told.
Peter Wain, prosecuting, said: "Handlers were ordered to hang their dog over an obstacle so that its four legs were off the ground and it was hanging by its choke chain.
The midfielder had the choke chain on him on the bench, deemed not quite ready to be let loose for his first 90 minutes of the season.
I have to put her on a choke chain but she is so strong I just can't hold her.
We don't believe in hitting, verbal abuse, slip leads, choke chains or shock collars.
He does not use choke chains, physical contact or coercive methods.
You can start at eight weeks because we're not using choke chains or electricity.