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synonyms for throttle

  • burke
  • control
  • gag
  • inhibit
  • silence
  • smother
  • stifle
  • strangle
  • strangulate
  • suppress
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antonyms for throttle

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  • encourage
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • release
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How to use throttle in a sentence

It operates with a twist throttle, so Wilder is learning real motorcycle control skills, as well as balance, as he rips around trails on this thing at nine miles per hour, the top speed.
A BAD UNCLE'S GUIDE TO DANGEROUS GIFTS FOR KIDSWES SILERDECEMBER 11, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Because you don’t need to shift, accelerating is an easy, linear experience—twist that throttle and zoom forward.
I RODE AN ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE FOR THE FIRST TIME. HERE’S WHAT I LEARNED.ROB VERGERDECEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Although sometimes when it’s difficult, the tendency for me is not to want to walk away from it, I just want to go full throttle forward and just plunge into it.
DAN RATHER: PROPAGANDA AND INJUSTICE ARE A ‘VERY POTENT, TOXIC MIX’JOE HEIMNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Ergonomic controls are mounted right on the tube for ease-of-use, and a cruise-control feature allows you to maintain constant air-power for extended periods without riding the throttle.
LEAF BLOWERS THAT HELP YOU FIGHT FALLEN FOLIAGEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The motor assists when the rider is pedaling or when the rider uses a throttle to accelerate without pedaling.
DO YOU WANT TO BUY AN E-CARGO BIKE? READ THIS FIRST.JOE LINDSEYAUGUST 30, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Bending lower over the handlebars, he opened the throttle with a twist of his left hand.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
A further control of the high speed jet is provided by the fuel metering valve operated by the carbureter throttle.
MARVEL CARBURETER AND HEAT CONTROLANONYMOUS
Advance spark lever about half way and throttle lever about one-quarter way and depress starter pedal.
MARVEL CARBURETER AND HEAT CONTROLANONYMOUS
If the engine idles too fast with throttle closed, the latter may be adjusted by means of the throttle lever adjusting screw.
MARVEL CARBURETER AND HEAT CONTROLANONYMOUS
Karl cried, trying blindly to reach him, to grasp his throat to throttle him.
THE DEVILJOSEPH O'BRIEN
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WORDS RELATED TO THROTTLE

  • asphyxiate
  • bar
  • check
  • clog
  • close
  • congest
  • constrict
  • dam
  • die
  • drown
  • fill
  • gag
  • garrote
  • gasp
  • gibbet
  • kill
  • noose
  • obstruct
  • occlude
  • overpower
  • retard
  • squeeze
  • stifle
  • stop
  • stopper
  • strangle
  • strangulate
  • stuff
  • stunt
  • suffocate
  • suppress
  • throttle
  • wring
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