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Definition of Strangle


  1. To compress the windpipe of (a person or animal) until death results from stoppage of respiration; to choke to death by compressing the throat, as with the hand or a rope.
  2. To stifle, choke, or suffocate in any manner.
  3. To hinder from appearance; to stifle; to suppress.
  4. To be strangled, or suffocated.

Strangle Quotations

Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
Anais Nin

Sir one more comment like that and I will strangle you with my microphone wire!
Adam Sandler

I embrace my rival, but only to strangle him.
Jean Racine

There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Thanks to presidential immunity and executive control of the Justice Department, there are no consequences to executive branch lawbreaking. And when it comes to presidential lawbreaking, the sitting president could literally strangle someone to death on national television and meet with no consequences.
Ben Shapiro
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Strangle Translations

strangle in Dutch is choken, worgen, wurgen
strangle in Portuguese is estrangule
strangle in Spanish is estrangular
strangle in Swedish is strypa
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