Strangle and smother

Strangle and smother

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • strangle and smother — Australian Slang mother …   English dialects glossary

  • strangle — strangler, n. stranglingly, adv. /strang geuhl/, v., strangled, strangling. v.t. 1. to kill by squeezing the throat in order to compress the windpipe and prevent the intake of air, as with the hands or a tightly drawn cord. 2. to kill by stopping …   Universalium

  • smother — Synonyms and related words: OD, abate, allay, alleviate, asphyxiate, assuage, attemper, bake, bank the fire, be in heat, be killed, beat, black out, blanket, blaze, bloom, blow out, blunt, boil, bottle up, box, broil, burke, burn, case, censor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • strangle — Synonyms and related words: OD, abbreviate, asphyxiate, bang, bar, barricade, batten, batten down, be killed, behead, block, block up, blockade, bolt, bottle up, bowstring, burke, burn, button, button up, censor, chock, choke, choke off,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • choke — [chōk] vt. choked, choking [ME choken, aphetic < OE vt. aceocian, to choke, prob. < base of ceoke, jaw, CHEEK] 1. to prevent from breathing by blocking the windpipe or squeezing the throat of; strangle; suffocate; smother; stifle 2. to… …   English World dictionary

  • Asphyxia — Smother redirects here. For other uses, see Smother (disambiguation). Suffocation redirects here. For other uses, see Suffocation (disambiguation). Asphyxia Classification and external resources ICD 10 R09.0, T …   Wikipedia

  • suffocate — suffocate, asphyxiate, stifle, smother, choke, strangle, throttle can all mean to interrupt the normal course of breathing. Suffocate commonly refers to conditions in which breathing is impossible through lack of available oxygen or through… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • suppress — sup·press /sə pres/ vt 1: to put down by authority or force 2 a: to keep secret b: to stop or prohibit the publication or revelation of 3 a: to exclude (illegally obtained evidence) from use at trial suppress narcotics found in violation of the… …   Law dictionary

  • kill — v 1. slay, murder, assassinate, poison, do to death, liquidate, erase, blot or wipe out, put an end to, get rid of, put away, put out of the way, silence, carry off, remove, dispatch, finish, finish off, do for, fix, settle, lay out, lay low, Inf …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • List of The Power of Five characters — This is a list of all the antagonists and protagonists in The Power of Five series by Anthony Horowitz. The only characters to physically appear in all four novels to date are Matt Freeman, Richard Cole, Nathalie Johnson and the King of the Old… …   Wikipedia

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