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choked

adjective

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choked

verb
past tense of choke

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1 to keep (someone) from breathing by exerting pressure on the windpipe
  • let go of my throat—you're choking me!

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2 to experience complete or partial blockage of the windpipe
  • the recommended procedure for helping someone who is choking

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3 to be or cause to be killed by lack of breathable air
  • thick, black smoke choked the trapped firefighters

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4 to prevent passage through by filling with something
  • overgrown bushes choked the narrow alleyway between the buildings

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“Choked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/choked. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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