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  Definition of Choking
  1. the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe; "no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"
  2. a condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx)
Similar Words: strangling, strangulation, throttling

 

Derivational Morphology: strangle, strangulate, throttle, choke, scrag, suffocate, stifle, asphyxiate, gag

 

 
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