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throttle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of throttle

  1. to keep (someone) from breathing by exerting pressure on the windpipe <I was so angry at what he was saying that I could have throttled him!> Synonyms garrote (or garotte), strangle, suffocate, chokeRelated Words asphyxiate, smother, stifle; scragNear Antonyms restore, resuscitate, revive





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