strangle - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈstræŋɡ(ə)l/
present tense
I/you/we/theystrangle
he/she/itstrangles
present participlestrangling
past tensestrangled
past participlestrangled
  1. 1
    to kill a person or an animal by squeezing their throat so that they cannot breathe

derived word

strangler

noun [countable]
singularstrangler
pluralstranglers