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Synonyms for strangle

Synonyms for strangle

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

to hold (something requiring an outlet) in check

Synonyms for strangle

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

die from strangulation

prevent the progress or free movement of

constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing

struggle for breath

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The post Remand for man who allegedly tried to strangle boy 15 appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
He said Ms Badger spoke of an incident in which Wyatt had tried to strangle her with a scarf.
The BBC1 show said investigating officer Mark Shields felt it would be difficult to strangle a man of Woolmer's size if he were in a position to fight back.
Garda Murphy told the court that when O'Hara was placed in a cell he removed his shoes and pointed at the right shoelace and said he had used it to strangle his partner.
A KILLER who battered a mother to death just hours after he had tried to strangle a prostitute was being hunted last night.
Marley, of Stainforth, Doncaster, was found guilty of Michelle's murder but cleared of attempting to strangle a previous girlfriend.
International trade through the region will set a record this year, but the increased activity will eventually burden an already strained infrastructure and strangle job growth in the sector by 2006, says a report to be released today.
The court also heard Marley attempted to strangle Miss Walker, then 17, in 2005.
He managed to escape for fours hours and strangle Linda Bowyer, five.
A JUDGE yesterday promised help for a troubled schoolgirl who filmed herself as she tried to strangle her mother and stab her father.