present tense third-person singular of strangle
as in chokes
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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as in throttles
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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“Strangles.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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