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strangulate Meaning, Definition & Usage

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

Stran"gu*late adjective
  1. (Bot.) Strangulated.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

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