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strangled

adjective

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strangled

verb
past tense of strangle

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1 to be or cause to be killed by lack of breathable air
  • the gull got tangled in a piece of fishing line on the beach and was strangled

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2 to keep (someone) from breathing by exerting pressure on the windpipe
  • the boy complained that he was being strangled by his tie

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3 to refrain from openly showing or uttering
  • strangled a gasp of surprise upon hearing the news

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“Strangled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/strangled. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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