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throttling

verb
present participle of throttle

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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 throttling was in 1599

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“Throttling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/throttling. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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