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throttle

verb

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to keep (someone) from breathing by exerting pressure on the windpipe
  • I was so angry at what he was saying that I could have throttled him!

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The first known use of throttle was in the 15th century

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“Throttle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/throttle. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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