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choke
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 10
1. A stoppage or irritation of the windpipe, producing the feeling of strangulation.
3. A constriction in the bore of a shotgun, case of a rocket, etc.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To have the windpipe stopped; to have a spasm of the throat, caused by stoppage or irritation of the windpipe; to be strangled.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To render unable to breathe by filling, pressing upon, or squeezing the windpipe; to stifle; to suffocate; to strangle.
3. To hinder or check, as growth, expansion, progress, etc.; to stifle.
4. To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling.
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