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verb as in asphyxiate

Strongest match

verb as in strangle

verb as in throttle

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Example Sentences

The president noted that if the region’s oil supply fell into Soviet hands, this would “strangulate” the economies of Europe and Asia.

We strangulate two-thirds of our vowels and swallow half the other third.

I am not in very truth, and may the first jest I attempt to utter strangulate me outright, before it escapes from my lips.


On this page you'll find 132 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strangulate, such as: suffocate, choke, drown, smother, stifle, and strangle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.