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Definition of strangle:

  1. To suffocate; to choke; to destroy life by so compressing the throat as to stop respiration; to suppress at first appearance.

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pop off, handicap, exit, reduce, decease, dampen, hamper, quip, choke, hush, garrote, go, fret, dull, subjugate, interfere with, tone down, buy the farm, clog up, strangulate, put out, bound, suppress, clog, subdue, squelch, surround, mute, drop dead, die, halter, confine, cramp, restraint, submerge, sink, pocket, pass away, keep down, stifle, foul, give-up the ghost, gag, restrict, stamp out, squeeze out, kill off, swallow, limit, suffocate, muzzle, take someone's life, burke, quench, pass, cut into, damp, repress, cash in one's chips, retch, hold down, congest, expire, kick the bucket, croak, smother, bump off, hinder, breath, quash, choke off, restrain, muffle, throttle, heave, hold back, sit on, scrag, shut off, back up, snuff it, perish, conk, trammel.

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