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- n. See stranglehold.
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- n. A stranglehold
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- n. complete power over a person or situation
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Possibly true, but that masks the larger, long-term problem, namely that Dow agribusiness will have a throttlehold on commercially-produced world food.
The outcome suggested to both of them that the Satrap's coffers would actually profit more from this new arrangement than he had from his throttlehold on Bingtown.
Melbourne conceded the Premiers 'Plate with a 2-0 loss to Sydney just four days prior to their clash but the defending champions hit back with a vengeance with an inspired performance to take a throttlehold of the tie against the Sky Blues.
Israel, not Hamas, violated the truce: Hamas undertook to stop firing rockets into Israel; in return, Israel was to ease its throttlehold on Gaza.