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Synonyms of strangulation

Noun


1. choking, strangling, strangulation, throttling, suffocation, asphyxiation

usage: the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe; "no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"

2. strangulation, disorder, upset

usage: the condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage

3. strangulation, constriction

usage: (pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid; "strangulation of the intestine"

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