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Plural for complete power or control over a person or situation
Plural for a convulsive catching of breath
Plural for a large mouthful of liquid hastily drunk
Plural for a sense of stressful urgency caused by having too many demands on one's time or resources
To prevent passage through by filling with something
“Go often to the house of a friend, for weeds choke the unused path.”
To experience complete or partial blockage of the windpipe
“But, just hours after she left, Wainwright called emergency services in a panic, saying Joshua had choked on his own vomit and had stopped breathing.”
To be or cause to be killed by lack of breathable air
“The tilapia's numerous small bones can choke its predators, even the egret, which can swallow all other fish.”
To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling
“They choked him with his tie.”
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