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  Definition of strangulate
  1. become constricted; "The hernia will strangulate"
  2. constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air
  3. kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
Similar Words: strangle, throttle

 

Hyponyms: garrote, garrotte, garotte, scrag

 

Entailments: compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press

 

Derivational Morphology: strangulation, garroter, garrotter, strangler, throttler, choker, choking, strangling, throttling, strangler tree

 

Anagrams: genus Lutra

 

 
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