strangles : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an acute bacterial disease of horses characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes
- 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
- But efforts like Woods' are up against powerful headwinds and not just because of the powerful gun lobby that often strangles gun-control laws.
- Thus the Catholic vision of Mary, says Burghardt, strangles ecumenical dialogue.
- JUST BEFORE NIGHTFALL is Director Claude Chabrol's cunningly engineered fable about a man (Michel Bouquet) who strangles his mistress and is slowly enveloped by guilt.
News & Articles
- UK urges EU to cut red tape and clear way for shale
Brussels (AFP) - Britain mounted a fresh crusade Friday to slash EU red tape London says strangles business -- with a core demand that Brussels does not interfere with legislation on fracking.
Oct. 25, 2013 - AFP via Yahoo! News
- Chris Paterson in BBC News
The Premiership is physically dominated, there are a lot of slower games and relegation sometimes strangles the spectacle,Paterson explained. "You get two or three great games at the top end of the league undoubtedly, but towards the...
- Vaclav Klaus in NewsBusters (blog)
Klaus answered: "My opinions about this issue simply are strong. Other top-level politicians do not express their global warming doubts because a whip of political correctness strangles their voice."