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choke
n. a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
choking coil, choke coil, choke
n. a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
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choke
v. fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation; "The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience"
choke, gag
v. cause to retch or choke
strangle, choke
v. constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
choke, suffocate
v. become stultified, suppressed, or stifled; "He is suffocating--living at home with his aged parents in the small village"
throttle, choke
v. reduce the air supply; "choke a carburetor"
snuff it, pop off, drop dead, give-up the ghost, buy the farm, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, pass away, decease, croak, choke, conk, pass, expire, exit, go, perish, die
v. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "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"
kick the bucket, buy the farm, snuff it, drop dead, die unexpectedly, die suddenly, pop off, croak, conk, choke
v. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
choke, suffocate
v. suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of; "His job suffocated him"
fret, gag, choke
v. be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"
scrag, choke
v. wring the neck of; "The man choked his opponent"
choke
v. check or slow down the action or effect of; "She choked her anger"
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fall, lessen, diminish, decrease
v. decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
taper
v. diminish gradually; "Interested tapered off"
melt, fade
v. become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
lessen, subside
v. wear off or die down; "The pain subsided"
shrivel, shrink
v. decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank"; "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
lapse
v. end, at least for a long time; "The correspondence lapsed"
kick the bucket, buy the farm, snuff it, drop dead, die unexpectedly, die suddenly, pop off, croak, conk, choke
v. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
waste away, diminish, waste
v. become diminished
wither, fade
v. lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
wane
v. decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"
become flat, pall, die
v. lose sparkle or bouquet; "wine and beer can pall"
wrench, wring
v. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"
seize, grab
v. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
suffocate, asphyxiate, smother
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor"
suffocate, asphyxiate, smother
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor"
suffocate, asphyxiate, smother
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor"
fret, gag, choke
v. be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"
strangle
v. die from strangulation
strangle
v. die from strangulation
strangle
v. die from strangulation
strangle
v. die from strangulation
jimmy, lever, prize, prise, pry
v. to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
ebb
v. fall away or decline; "The patient's strength ebbed away"
get out, go out, leave, exit
v. move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country"
work, make
v. proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
go along, slide by, go by, slip away, glide by, slip by, pass, lapse, elapse
v. pass by; "three years elapsed"
retire
v. go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
bow out, withdraw
v. retire gracefully; "He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship"
pull up stakes, depart, leave
v. remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
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weaken
v. become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
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resuscitate, revive, come to
v. return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"
meliorate, ameliorate, improve, better
v. get better; "The weather improved toward evening"
start, begin
v. have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
be born
v. come into existence through birth; "She was born on a farm"
make it, come through, pull round, pull through, survive
v. continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.); "He survived the cancer against all odds"
hold out, endure, wear
v. last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"
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