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Synonyms for strangled

held in check with difficulty

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He had opened his mouth to answer the hermit, when the mouth was stopped and the voice strangled by a strong, soft gag suddenly twisted round his head like a tourniquet.
District nazim Himayatullah Mayar told Dawn that the toddler was playing outside her house in Gojar Ghari area of the district when unidentified assailant picked her up and took her to the nearby sugarcane field where she was raped and later strangled to death.
SARGODHA -- A maid was strangled to death in Kotmomin police limits here on Wednesday.
Jessica Watkins was strangled and then stabbed 27 times by her boyfriend Kristopher Mitchell after an argument at his home in Newport.
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): A minor girl was strangled to death by her friend, who was one year senior to her in school in Delhi's Rohini yesterday.
Karachi -- A son of DIG Peshawar has been strangled to death by police guard in Defence area of Karachi.
The Bangladeshi man strangled the woman and stole her mobile phone
Summary: The body of a 14-year-old Syrian boy who went missing in north Lebanon Sunday was found strangled Monday near a river not far from his home.
Lahore: Pakistan police on Saturday launched an investigation against a prominent cleric after a six-year-old boy was found strangled and dumped in a mosque after being sexually abused.
An unemployed man, who strangled his wife to death because he could not afford to pay her alimony if he divorced her, has been sentenced to death on Wednesday.
She had been strangled with a dog lead just days after she told police she feared for her safety.
Nicola, 21, was found strangled in an upmarket hotel in central Tokyo last May after a night out with a friend at a concert.
What Erfe discovered were marks on the body which pointed at Aranas' being mauled before he was strangled.
Strangles is named from the air restriction in late stages of the disease where the horse breathes as if it is being strangled because of the restriction of the trachea due to swollen lymph nodes.
His lawyer has suggested the death could have been accidental, but a medical examiner who took the stand at the Supreme Criminal Appeals Court yesterday confirmed she was strangled.