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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrangulationstran‧gu‧la‧tion /ˌstræŋɡjəˈleɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]  KILLBREATHEthe act of killing someone by pressing on their throat, or the fact of being killed in this way
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strangulationI expect strangulation is full of old-fashioned symbolism.A post-mortem revealed Mrs Johnstone had died from strangulation.We had a mutual strangulation society.Two teachers using a system called Hwarang-do applying a combined neck strangulation and head twisting technique.He was martyred in Alexandria by means of strangulation.Wycliffe looked for signs of strangulation but found none.It was the fear of death and all the ways in which it might arrive: shooting, strangulation, suffocation.In her fits of lacerating sarcasm, I feel my hands twitch with the impulse toward strangulation.
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