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  • as inquieten
  • as inretard
  • as inshush
  • as insilence
  • as instop
  • as instymie

synonyms for choke off

  • clam
  • dampen
  • deaden
  • dull
  • extinguish
  • gag
  • hush
  • lull
  • muffle
  • mute
  • muzzle
  • overawe
  • quash
  • quell
  • quiet
  • shush
  • soft pedal
  • squelch
  • stifle
  • still
  • subdue
  • suppress
  • tongue-tie
  • clam up
  • close up
  • cool it
  • cut off
  • cut short
  • decrease the volume
  • dry up
  • dumb
  • dummy up
  • hold one's tongue
  • hush one's mouth
  • hush-hush
  • keep it down
  • pipe down
  • quiet down
  • say nothing
  • shut up
  • sit on
  • strike dumb
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antonyms for choke off

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  • agitate
  • allow
  • disturb
  • encourage
  • help
  • irritate
  • let go
  • release
  • start
  • aid
  • assist
  • help
  • promote
  • advance
  • allow
  • continue
  • do
  • encourage
  • expand
  • expedite
  • forward
  • free
  • further
  • grow
  • hasten
  • hurry
  • increase
  • let go
  • liberate
  • maintain
  • persevere
  • raise
  • release
  • rush
  • speed
  • strengthen
  • unblock
  • push
  • allow
  • encourage
  • help
  • let go
  • permit
  • release
  • start
  • communicate
  • talk
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How to use choke off in a sentence

A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It's good for nothing but to choke a man and fill him full of smoke and embers.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He felt that to eat would choke him, but forced himself to take a sip of coffee and a bit of corn bread.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
In favorable parts of the trail he must do better than that, to off-set losses of time where the going was most difficult.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
There was something about the man that Matt liked, in spite of the deceit he had practised at the start-off of their acquaintance.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
She did not take the broad, beaten road which led to the far-off plantation of Valmonde.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Consequently Tchaikovsky delighted in hearing her recall the joys and sorrows of those far-off days.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
There was another choke in her voice as she smoothed Judy's old brown dress, and brushed a bit of bran from her face.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
That little chapel, he continues, which contains the cast-off garments of his soul, is bright with solid silver.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
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