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Choke Definition

(verb)

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become stultified, suppressed, or stifled

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(verb)

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become or cause to become obstructed

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(verb)

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wring the neck of


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The man choked his opponent

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(noun)

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a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current

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(verb)

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pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

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(verb)

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impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of

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(verb)

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struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake

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suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of

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(verb)

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reduce the air supply


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choke a carburetor

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(verb)

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be too tight; rub or press

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(verb)

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cause to retch or choke

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(verb)

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constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing

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(noun)

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a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

(verb)

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breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion


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She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband

(verb)

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check or slow down the action or effect of


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She choked her anger

(verb)

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fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation


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The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience