- v kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
- v conceal or hide
- v die from strangulation
- v prevent the progress or free movement of
- v constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
- v struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
- s held in check with difficulty
a strangled scream
- Like the dozen before him and four after, the young man was eventually strangled and dismembered.
- Screams and strangled shouts came from the tents.
- According to Monticciolo, it was Brusca himself who finally strangled the boy with his bare hands, then threw the body into a vat of acid to destroy the evidence.
- Barack Obama in Belfast Telegraph
On this day, we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and worn out dogmas, that for far too long have strangled our politics,said Obama.
- Larry Brown in Lincoln Journal Star
I could have strangled him watching him,Brown said before last season. "I was going there to drink the wine and eat the food and enjoy myself. After watching him, nothing tastes good. ...... He showed no interest in making their team or...
- Imran Khan in Nation News
The Pakistani players had suffered "insinuations that they had thrown the match and because the coach was going to blow the whistle, they had strangled him", Imran told CNN.