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  • as inexecution
  • as instricture

synonyms for strangulation

  • beheading
  • crucifixion
  • decapitation
  • electrocution
  • gassing
  • hanging
  • hit
  • impalement
  • punishment
  • shooting
  • capital punishment
  • contract killing
  • lethal injection
  • necktie party
  • rubout
  • restraint
  • astringency
  • binding
  • choking
  • compression
  • contraction
  • narrowing
  • shrinking
  • squeezing
  • tightening
  • tightness
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antonyms for strangulation

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  • abandoning
  • disregard
  • failure
  • forgetting
  • ignorance
  • leaving
  • neglect
  • enlargement
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How to use strangulation in a sentence

Suddenly the hapless Figgins began to feel strong symptoms of strangulation.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Another grabbed my tie and almost put an end to my suffering through strangulation.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
I hope that none of my readers understands by "monogamy" any such system of spiritual strangulation.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
Set production free from the strangulation of the profit system.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
At last smoke issued from the contorted face of Ben Blunt, and some of this being swallowed, strangulation ensued.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
Had they all, men and women and children, died in convulsions of gasping strangulation?
THE RED DUSTMURRAY LEINSTER
None of the usual indications of death by strangulation were present.
SHE STANDS ACCUSEDVICTOR MACCLURE
Compelled under fear of strangulation to obey this mandate, the convict dropped his weapon, which fell into the park.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 22, NO. 3, SEPTEMBER 1843VARIOUS
We filled our shallow cave with smoke that drove us into the mouth of it, from time to time, to keep from strangulation.
SUMMER CRUISING IN THE SOUTH SEASCHARLES WARREN STODDARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STRANGULATION

  • beheading
  • capital punishment
  • contract killing
  • crucifixion
  • decapitation
  • electrocution
  • gassing
  • hanging
  • hit
  • impalement
  • lethal injection
  • necktie party
  • punishment
  • rubout
  • shooting
  • strangulation
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