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choking

[choh-king] /ˈtʃoʊ kɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of the voice) husky and strained, especially because of emotion.
2.
causing the feeling of being choked:
a choking cloud of smoke.
Origin
choke + -ing2
Related forms
chokingly, adverb
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