choke

All Noun Verb
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  • I saw him nearly choked to death by that fellow who lost his head. Cited from Halsey & Co., by H. K. Shackleford
  • The words almost choked him, and for the moment he could say no more. Cited from Young Captain Jack, by Horatio Alger and Arthur M. Winfield
  • I still get a little choked up thinking about how often a character like this comes along.
  • He tells her about a girl whose life he once saved when she was choking.
  • As she refused and tried to fight back, he choked her to death.
  • And his voice choked a little, and his head went suddenly down on his arm. Cited from Three People, by Pansy
  • Something seemed to be holding him down and choking him at the same time. Cited from Fighting in France, by Ross Kay
  • His students finished the song for him when he became too choked up to sing.
  • They hold her over the smoke of a fire until she is choked. Cited from The Captain of the Kansas, by Louis Tracy
  • The man started to say something, but choked it down and went out without a word. Cited from Children of the Tenements, by Jacob A. Riis
  • He starts choking her and she says she knows who his real parents are.
  • It has helped to get London moving again after years of choking traffic.
  • Care must be taken to avoid choking when a child uses any of these objects.
  • A feeling came upon him which half-choked him, so that he could ask her no further question. Cited from Phineas Redux, by Anthony Trollope
  • I tried to speak but my first effort nearly choked me. Cited from Born Again, by Alfred Lawson
  • She works on research concerning choking under pressure in sports and other fields.
  • When it came back, he caught it in his mouth but he choked on it.
  • Allowing these fish to choke out native species would cause a huge hit to this industry.
  • Connection points between a local area network and a wide area network are the most likely choke points.
  • He then walked to a first aid post for treatment but died soon afterwards after he began choking.
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Meaning of choke

  • noun A coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
  • noun A valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
  • verb Breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
    She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband
  • verb Be too tight; rub or press
    This neckband is choking the cat
  • verb Wring the neck of
    The man choked his opponent
  • verb Constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
  • verb Fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation
    The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience
  • verb Check or slow down the action or effect of
    She choked her anger
  • verb Reduce the air supply
    choke a carburetor