throttle


throttle

verb

Definition of THROTTLE

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, throttle
Related Words asphyxiate, smother, stifle; scrag
Near Antonyms restore, resuscitate, revive

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