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What is another word for strangling?

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The crime of killing by strangling
“The detective was gathering evidence to build a strong case against the suspect for the charge of strangling.”
The carrying out or undergoing of a sentence of death
Present participle for to squeeze the throat so as to cut off the oxygen supply
“I'd like to strangle that son of a gun who crossed me.”
Present participle for to hamper or hinder the development or activity of
“We are concerned that the credit problem, if prolonged, will strangle the growth of the industry.”
Present participle for to refrain from openly expressing or displaying
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“Bonnie hiccupped, trying to strangle a sob.”
Present participle for to reduce in size, especially through the application of pressure
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(British, informal, slang) Present participle for to murder, or to commit suicide
Present participle for to make (or become) tight or taut
Present participle for to force (something) into or through a restricted space
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