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garrote

verb
variants: or garotte

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to keep (someone) from breathing by exerting pressure on the windpipe
  • the goons sent by the loan shark threatened to garrote the hero with his own necktie

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The first known use of garrote was in 1622

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garrisons

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“Garrote.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/garrote. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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