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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Strangling (0.01099 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Strangling.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: strangling pencekikan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: strangling strangling n : the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe; “no evidence that the choking was done by the accused” [syn: choking, strangulation, throttling]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Strangling Strangle \Stran"gle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Strangled; p. pr. & vb. n. Strangling.] [OF. estrangler, F. ['e]trangler, L. strangulare, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? a halter; and perhaps akin to E. string, n. Cf. Strain, String.] 1. To compress the windpipe of (a person or animal) until death results from stoppage of respiration; to choke to death by compressing the throat, as with the hand or a rope. [1913 Webster] Our Saxon ancestors compelled the adulteress to strangle herself. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] 2. To stifle, choke, or suffocate in any manner. [1913 Webster] Shall I not then be stifled in the vault, . . . And there die strangled ere my Romeo comes? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To hinder from appearance; to stifle; to suppress. “Strangle such thoughts.” --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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