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Present participle for to block or clog up a space or opening
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“Go often to the house of a friend, for weeds choke the unused path.”
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Present participle for to cause or experience an obstruction of one's 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.”
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Present participle for to die or cause to die from a lack of air, or an inability to breathe
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“The tilapia's numerous small bones can choke its predators, even the egret, which can swallow all other fish.”
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Present participle for to affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling
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Present participle for to cause (a person or animal) to choke
“They choked him with his tie.”
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Present participle for to fill (a vehicle, ship, container, etc.) with a large amount of something
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Present participle for make narrower, especially by encircling pressure
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Present participle for to supply or fill to excess
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Present participle for to stop talking, to shut up
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Present participle for to exceed or cross a given limit
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Present participle for make husky, squawking noise
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Present participle for to extinguish (a candle or flame)
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Present participle for to retch or (nearly) vomit from feeling nauseous
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Present participle for to consume a liquid
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Present participle for to consume food hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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Present participle for to inundate or submerge, especially in water
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Present participle for to overwhelm with emotion
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Present participle for to prevent from progress
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Present participle for to perform a task incompetently
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Present participle for to spread or pervade throughout
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Present participle for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Present participle for to force (something) into or through a restricted space
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Present participle for to obligate to do something
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The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts
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The loss of consciousness due to the interruption of breathing and consequent anoxia
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The crime of killing by strangling
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The state of being congested
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Something that encumbers progress or movement
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Adjective
Gasping for breath, typically due to exertion
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Adjective
Excessively sentimental or emotional
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Having an unpleasant or noxious smell
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