throttle - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈθrɒt(ə)l/
present tense
I/you/we/theythrottle
he/she/itthrottles
present participlethrottling
past tensethrottled
past participlethrottled
  1. 1
    to hurt or to kill someone by squeezing their throat so that they cannot breathe