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strangle

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  • verbchoke, stifle
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Synonyms for strangle

verb choke, stifle
  • gag
  • inhibit
  • kill
  • restrain
  • smother
  • suffocate
  • asphyxiate
  • muffle
  • repress
  • shush
  • squelch
  • strangulate
  • subdue
  • suppress
  • throttle
  • garrote/garrotte
  • quelch

Antonyms for strangle

  • free
  • start
  • allow
  • let go
  • release
  • loose
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More words related to strangle

asphyxiate

verb. cut off air
  • choke
  • drown
  • smother
  • stifle
  • strangle
  • strangulate
  • suffocate
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