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See definition of noosing on Dictionary.com
  • as inchoke
  • as inhang

synonyms for noosing

  • clog
  • congest
  • drown
  • fill
  • gag
  • gasp
  • kill
  • stifle
  • strangle
  • suffocate
  • asphyxiate
  • bar
  • check
  • close
  • constrict
  • dam
  • die
  • garrote
  • gibbet
  • noose
  • obstruct
  • occlude
  • overpower
  • retard
  • squeeze
  • stop
  • stopper
  • strangulate
  • stuff
  • stunt
  • suppress
  • throttle
  • wring
  • execute
  • hoist
  • stretch
  • swing
  • gibbet
  • lynch
  • noose
  • scrag
  • send to the gallows
  • string up

antonyms for noosing

MOST RELEVANT
  • free
  • let go
  • loose
  • advance
  • expand
  • liberate
  • loosen
  • open
  • permit
  • release
  • unblock
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    How to use noosing in a sentence

    Noosing and driving into a kheddah or inclosure are now the only legitimate means of capture.
    NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
    A temporary substitute for a curb is made by noosing a string, and putting the noose round the horse's lower jaw.
    THE ART OF TRAVELFRANCIS GALTON
    Noosing waterfowl is another general and very successful mode of taking them.
    JOURNALS OF EXPEDITIONS OF DISCOVERY INTO CENTRAL AUSTRALIA AND OVERLANDEDWARD JOHN EYRE
    Tat-tat-ko, or rod for noosing wild fowl, 16 feet long, vide p. 310.
    JOURNALS OF EXPEDITIONS OF DISCOVERY INTO CENTRAL AUSTRALIA AND OVERLANDEDWARD JOHN EYRE
    Carefully climbing on, I set to work, and succeeded in noosing four of each species.
    THE WANDERERSW.H.G. KINGSTON
    Hastily noosing the rope, he drew the knot tightly about Melton's legs just above the knee.
    GUY IN THE JUNGLEWILLIAM MURRAY GRAYDON
    Their great business and common pursuit, is in noosing and taming wild horses and cattle.
    EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846VARIOUS
    He took out a stout cord, and noosing them in turn, dragged them to the ground.
    MONARCH, THE BIG BEAR OF TALLACERNEST THOMPSON SETON
    The sudden surprise, and the scientific noosing as with a Chilian lasso, constituted in fact a main feature of Thuggee.
    NARRATIVE AND MISCELLANEOUS PAPERSTHOMAS DE QUINCEY
    The operation of noosing each elephant occupied altogether from half an hour to three quarters.
    MY FIRST VOYAGE TO SOUTHERN SEASW.H.G. KINGSTON
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