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choke (n):
a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
choke (n):
a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
choke (v):
reduce the air supply
Samples
choke a carburetor
Related Words: throttle
choke (v):
breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
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She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband
choke (v):
cause to retch or choke
choke (v):
struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
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he swallowed a fishbone and gagged
Related Words: suffocate
choke (v):
constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
Related Words: strangle
choke (v):
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
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She died from cancer.
The children perished in the fire.
The patient went peacefully.
The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

Related Words: deceasedieexitexpiregopass
choke (v):
suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of
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His job suffocated him
choke (v):
become stultified, suppressed, or stifled
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He is suffocating--living at home with his aged parents in the small village
choke (v):
impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
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The foul air was slowly suffocating the children
Related Words: asphyxiatesuffocate
choke (v):
become or cause to become obstructed
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The leaves clog our drains in the Fall.
The water pipe is backed up

Related Words: back upclogcongest
choke (v):
be too tight; rub or press
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This neckband is choking the cat
choke (v):
wring the neck of
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The man choked his opponent
Related Words: scrag
choke (v):
check or slow down the action or effect of
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She choked her anger
choke (v):
fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation
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The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience
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A man is as old as he feels

insan hissettiği yaştadır.
A person's age is immaterial - it is only when he thinks and feels that he is ageing that he actually becomes old.


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