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1 strangulation

The act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe.

synonyms: choking, strangling, throttling.

Roget 195: contraction, reduction, diminution; decrease of size etc. 36; defalcation, decrement; lessening, shrinking etc. v.; compaction; ... show more

Roget 361: killing etc. v.; homicide, manslaughter, murder, assassination, trucidation, iccusion; effusion of blood; blood, blood shed; gore, slaughter, ... show more

Dutch: asfyxiatie, suffocatie, verstikking, worging, wurging
Polish: duszenie

2 strangulation

The condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage.

3 strangulation

pathology Constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid.

Dutch: worging

Moby thesaurus: abbreviation, abolishment, abolition, annihilation, annulment, asphyxia, asphyxiation, astriction, astringency, bar, barrier, beheading, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, bottleneck, burking ... show more.

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