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choke

verb
 
 
/tʃəʊk/
STOP BREATHING [I, T] If you choke, or if something chokes you, you stop breathing because something is blocking your throat: Children can choke on peanuts.Breathing and stopping breathing
FILL [T] ( also choke up) to fill something such as a road or pipe so that nothing can pass through: [often passive] The roads were choked with traffic.Filling and completing
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