garrotes

variants or garottes
present tense third-person singular of garrote
as in strangles
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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“Garrotes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/garrotes. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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