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noun as in neck

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He closed by talking about bullies, saying the best way to deal with them is to punch them in the throat.

However, in those rare cases, people can carry high amounts of the virus in their nose and throat, scientists recently reported, which suggests they may be able to transmit it to others.

Broken though it may be, America is ours, and together we can make this place anew, if we are finally honest with ourselves about the ugliness that has the country by the throat again.

From Time

In it, a soldier stands on an Australian flag and grins maniacally as he holds a bloodied knife to a boy’s throat.

Ragnow took a hit to the throat area in the first quarter of Sunday’s game.

I took out my knife, my Ka-Bar, and knocked his teeth out, but they fell into his throat.

The pressure against my throat seemed completely constricting.

With senility's fingers at his throat, it was clear that no more movies were going to be made.

He died in July after being grabbed around the throat by a cop and wrestled to ground where the breath flew out of him.

The coup came just months after Simon revealed he had beaten throat cancer.

A sob rose in her throat, and broke from her lips transformed into a trembling, sharp, glad cry.

Conny stepped smilingly forward, and proceeded to affix the band around the vicar's massive throat.

Henceforth he must remember Winifred only when his sword was at the throat of some wretched mutineer appealing for mercy.

Black Sheep looked up at Harry's throat and then at a knife on the dinner-table.

He usually seizes his prey by the flank near the hind leg, or by the throat below the jaw.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to throat, such as: esophagus, larynx, fauces, gorge, gullet, and maw.

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