choking

DEFINITIONS OF: choking

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n a condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx)

Type of:
disorder, upset
a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

n the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

“no evidence that the choking was done by the accused”
Synonyms:
strangling, strangulation, throttling
Type of:
asphyxiation, suffocation
killing by depriving of oxygen
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