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choke1 US English

(Of a person or animal) have severe difficulty in breathing because of a constricted or obstructed throat or a lack of air

choke2 US English

The inedible mass of silky fibers at the center of a globe artichoke

choke US Thesaurus

Christopher started to choke

choke up US English

(In sports) grip (a bat, racket, etc.) further from the narrow end than is usual

choke chain US English

A chain formed into a loop by passing one end through a ring on the other, placed around a dog’s neck to exert control by causing pressure on the windpipe when the dog pulls

choke point US English

A point of congestion or blockage

choke something down in choke1 US English

Swallow something with difficulty

choke up in choke1 US English

(In sports) grip (a bat, racket, etc.) further from the narrow end than is usual

chokecherry US English

A North American cherry with an edible astringent fruit that is more palatable when cooked

chokedamp US English

Another term for blackdamp.

chokehold US English

A tight grip around a person’s neck, used to restrain him or her by restricting breathing

choke back in choke US Thesaurus

we could see that he was choking back tears