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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smothered, stifled, strangled, suppressedadjective

    held in check with difficulty

    "a smothered cough"; "a stifled yawn"; "a strangled scream"; "suppressed laughter"


  1. strangled

    Strangling is compression of the neck that may lead to unconsciousness or death by causing an increasingly hypoxic state in the brain. Fatal strangling typically occurs in cases of violence, accidents, and is one of two main ways that hanging causes death (alongside breaking the victim's neck). Strangling does not have to be fatal; limited or interrupted strangling is practised in erotic asphyxia, in the choking game, and is an important technique in many combat sports and self-defense systems. Strangling can be divided into three general types according to the mechanism used: Hanging — Suspension from a cord wound around the neck Ligature strangulation — Strangulation without suspension using some form of cord-like object called a garrote Manual strangulation — Strangulation using the fingers or other extremity


  1. strangled

    Strangled refers to the act of causing death or discomfort by restricting someone or something's airways, typically by squeezing, compressing or exerting pressure around the neck. It can also be used metaphorically to describe situations where progress, feelings or thoughts are severely restricted or inhibited.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strangled

    of Strangle

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strangled in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strangled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of strangled in a Sentence

  1. Punjab Police spokeswoman Nabeela Ghazanfar:

    Her father Azeem informed the police that his son Waseem has strangled Qandeel, apparently, it is an honor killing but further investigations will reveal the real motives behind this murder.

  2. One Angel mother:

    Josh was brutally tortured, strangled over and over, set on fire after death. His last hours were brutal. None of our kids had a minute to say goodbye, we weren’t lucky enough to be separated for five days or 10 days. We are separated permanently.

  3. Jason Jensen:

    The truth is he killed her because he was a domestic abuser, he strangled her and had done so before.The fact was suggested about their fight on Aug. 12 inMoab.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curious of inquiry. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.

  5. Mallory Smith:

    I'm just trying to follow it. And it's easier for me to not hold my nose and get strangled up with it really, but I'm trying to make it more nasal.

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    the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    A couvade
    B exponent
    C collation
    D imperviousness

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