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Noun
The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts
Noun
The loss of consciousness due to the interruption of breathing and consequent anoxia
Noun
The crime of killing by strangling
Noun
The state of being congested
Noun
Something that makes movement or progress difficult
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Verb
Present participle for to prevent passage through by filling with something
“Go often to the house of a friend, for weeds choke the unused path.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling
Verb
Present participle for to cause (a person or animal) to choke
“They choked him with his tie.”
Adjective
Gasping for breath, typically due to exertion
Adjective
Trite, banal, or mawkishly sentimental
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Adjective
Nasty in behavior or words
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