One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the victim was strangled with a scarf’
throttle, choke, garrotte
2‘she strangled a sob’
suppress, smother, stifle, repress, restrain, hold back, hold in, fight back, bite back, gulp back, swallow, choke back, check
3‘too much security is strangling commercial activity in the town’
hamper, hinder, impede, restrict, interfere with, inhibit, hold back, curb, check, restrain, constrain
prevent, put an end to, put an stop to, stop, quash, squash, stamp out, destroy, crush, extinguish, deaden, damp down, subdue, suppress, repress
silence, muffle, mute, gag
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