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Running back Derrius Guice was released after he was arrested on domestic violence-related charges, including allegedly strangling his girlfriend until she was unconscious.
WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TIMELINE: FROM RON RIVERA HIRING TO PLAYOFF EXITSAM FORTIERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ninety-five percent of all life on Earth died—strangled by an atmosphere so low in oxygen.
WHY BIRDS CAN FLY OVER MOUNT EVEREST - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGWALTER MURCHDECEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
He strangled her with a dog leash in the basement den of his parents’ home, then stolen his mother’s car.
MY FRIEND, THE MURDEREREUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 24, 2020OZY
The move strangled the flow of traffic to Springer’s websites, so it relented, giving Google a temporary license to use snippets as it wished.
WHY GOOGLE’S $1 BILLION DEAL WITH NEWS PUBLISHERS ISN’T THE END OF THEIR WARDAVID MEYEROCTOBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
“Dennis was so intoxicated and violent he tried to strangle my mom,” she said.
HER STEPFATHER ADMITTED TO SEXUALLY ABUSING HER. THAT WASN’T ENOUGH TO KEEP HER SAFE.BY NADIA SUSSMANSEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
Yet, try as I would to strangle the idea, all through the evening the same horrible, unaccountable notion clung to me.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Wherefore it was but natural that President Castle's experts found it impossible to strangle the bill in committee.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Bow traps are placed along the tracks of civets, ichneumons, and rodents, which snap and strangle them.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
He was of the type of those who strangle serpents while yet in the cradle.
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 2 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
He was an angel on earth—my God, if ever I lay me hands on that woman, I'll strangle her.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STRANGLE

  • bind
  • clench
  • close
  • compress
  • condense
  • congeal
  • contract
  • cramp
  • crush
  • fasten
  • fix
  • grip
  • harden
  • narrow
  • pinch
  • pressure
  • rigidify
  • screw
  • secure
  • squeeze
  • stiffen
  • strain
  • strangle
  • stretch
  • tauten
  • tense
  • toughen
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