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- v. Present participle of strangle.
- n. The crime of killing by strangling.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe
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"No," said Julia after a pause, the word strangling her.
To me, this may not be killing the Golden Goose - but it is close to a long-term strangling session.
Sawyer’s chain strangling was brutal and strangely therapeutic.
It was only too evident that if he had carried out the idea of strangling
The only surprise that she then felt was caused by the idea of strangling Caffie and taking enough money from his safe to clear himself from debt, and also because he said -- as a consequence of this act -- speaking of the remorse of an intelligent man, that his conscience would not reproach him, since for him conscience did not exist.
It was only too evident that if he had carried out the idea of strangling Caffie, all the difficulties against which he had struggled, and which would overwhelm him, if not the following day, at least in a few days, would have disappeared immediately.
Mr Haschka said he did not recall strangling her but "must have" after she came at him with a
Republicans aim to end all "job-killing regulations" -- especially those that, according to House Speaker John Boehner, are "strangling" business with detailed requirements over health, safety, the environment, corporate governance and finance.
The author asides (such as strangling being illegal) became a little distracting after a while and turned my 4 into a 3.
In response, Amnesty International charged Russia with "strangling" the rights to freedom of assembly and peaceful protest.
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