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choked verb

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  • choke up — verb obstruct My nose is all stuffed Her arteries are blocked • Syn: ↑stuff, ↑lug, ↑block • Ant: ↑unstuff (for: ↑stuff …   Useful english dictionary

  • choke back — verb suppress He choked down his rage • Syn: ↑choke off, ↑choke down • Hypernyms: ↑suppress, ↑stamp down, ↑inhibit, ↑subdue, ↑conquer, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • choke off — verb 1. suppress (Freq. 2) He choked down his rage • Syn: ↑choke down, ↑choke back • Hypernyms: ↑suppress, ↑stamp down, ↑inhibit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • choke — verb 1) Christopher started to choke Syn: gag, retch, cough, fight for breath 2) thick dust choked her Syn: suffocate, asphyxiate, smother, stifle 3) she had been choked to death …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • choke — verb 1) Christopher started to choke Syn: gag, retch, cough, fight for breath 2) she had been choked to death Syn: suffocate, asphyxiate, smother, stifle, strangle, throttle; informal strangulate …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • choke down — verb suppress He choked down his rage • Syn: ↑choke off, ↑choke back • Hypernyms: ↑suppress, ↑stamp down, ↑inhibit, ↑subdue, ↑conquer, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand up — verb Etymology: sand (II) transitive verb : to choke with sand (as in a well producing sand mixed with oil or gas) intransitive verb : to become choked with sand the well … had sanded up Edwin Corle …   Useful english dictionary

  • unchoke — verb To clear (something choked) by removing the blockage …   Wiktionary

  • choke — 1 verb 1 STOP BREATHING (I, T) to prevent someone from breathing, or to be prevented from breathing, because your throat is blocked or because there is not enough air: The fumes were choking me. (+ on): He choked to death on a fish bone. 2 INJURE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • choke — choke1 [ tʃouk ] verb * ▸ 1 not be able to breathe ▸ 2 squeeze someone s neck ▸ 3 fill so moving is hard ▸ 4 speak with difficulty ▸ 5 lose confidence and fail ▸ 6 stop growth ▸ 7 stop development ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive if… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • choke — I. verb (choked; choking) Etymology: Middle English, alteration of achoken, from Old English ācēocian, from ā , perfective prefix + cēoce, cēace jaw, cheek more at abide, cheek Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to check or block normal… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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