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  Words related to strangulate

Related / Similar Words: strangle, throttle

 

Definition:
  • become constricted; "The hernia will strangulate";
  • constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air;
  • kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes";

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    Hyponyms: garrote, garrotte, garotte, scrag

     

    Entailments: compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press

     

    Derivational Morphology: strangulation, garroter, garrotter, strangler, throttler, choker, choking, strangling, throttling, strangler tree

     

    Anagrams: genus Lutra

     

     
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