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choke down

Definition of choke down


  1. :  to eat (something) with difficulty or without enjoyment <The meal was overcooked, but I managed to choke down a few bites.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to check or block normal breathing of by compressing or obstructing the trachea or by poisoning or adulterating available air

    :  to check or hinder the growth, development, or activity of

    :  to obstruct by filling up or clogging

  1. :  the filamentous inedible center of an artichoke flower head

    :  an artichoke flower head

    :  something that obstructs passage or flow: as

  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. :  to cause to go or come down: as

    :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down

    :  a complete play to advance the ball in football

  1. :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down

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a sculptured or ornamented band

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