variants or garotted
past tense of garrote
as in strangled
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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“Garroted.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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