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One entry found for strangle.
Main Entry: stran·gle
Pronunciation: primarystressstraeng-gschwal
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): stran·gled; stran·gling /-g(schwa-)lieng/
1 : to choke to death by squeezing the throat
2 : to cause (someone or something) to choke or suffocate
3 : to suppress or hinder the rise, growth, or expression of <these rules are strangling my creativity>
4 : to become strangled
5 : to die by or as if by interference with breathing
- stran·gler /-g(schwa-)lschwar/ noun

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