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 police dismissed her as "melodramatic" - that was just days before she was raped, tortured, garrotted and stuffed into a suitcase.
Banaz was garrotted for five minutes but took half an hour to die as her killers stamped on her neck to "let her soul out".
Banaz was garrotted with a bootlace on the orders of her father and uncle, both Iraqi Kurds, because she had walked out on an arranged marriage and fallen in love with another man.
A prisoner being treated at hospital attacked a prison officer and garrotted him with his chains until he passed out.
While this process had to be undertaken by law, the method of action leaves a lot to be desired; I know that some are stating that it was the only option left open - but the options on the table seemed to ask if one wanted to be garrotted or hanged.
A FATHER garrotted his daughter to restore the family's honour after she was kidnapped and raped.
THE world's leadingauthority on Sherlock Holmes was found garrotted in a mystery worthy of the fictional detective,an inquest heard.
Originally jailed for life after he garrotted a labourer, he later murdered two other inmates in a single day and then calmly told prisoner officers: "There'll be two short on the roll call today.
If it was my children, I would have garrotted him with his own intestines.
If it was my children, I would have garrotted him with his own intestines - I never would have thought I would end up in court having to pay compensation.
Researchers discovered his throat had been slit, he had been rendered unconscious with two blows to his head and been garrotted, possibly as a sacrificial victim.