Synonyms of stranglehold


1. stranglehold, chokehold, throttlehold, power, powerfulness

usage: complete power over a person or situation; "corporations have a stranglehold on the media"; "the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public"

2. stranglehold, wrestling hold

usage: a wrestling hold in which the arms are pressed against the opponent's windpipe

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