As we saw when the B-2 came under attack the moment that it was unveiled, it strangles the pro-bomber case.
strangles occurs in the young principally and is not a frequent cause of synovitis or arthritis in the adult animal.
Exclusiveness is a constricting cord that strangles progress.
There's a devil in me that gets up on its hind legs and strangles what little good it finds.
It stifles the spirit of progress and strangles its pioneers.
For a maiden effort they never suck knowledge gently in, but attempt a gulp which strangles.
He is the eunuch who brings the bowstring, and strangles at the order of the Day.
They may become soft and break down and discharge as abscesses; this is seen constantly in strangles.
Anything is possible of your daughter—the thought of it strangles me!
The military system which prevails in all matters administered through the Army, strangles all individual initiative and opinion.
c.1300, from Old French estrangler, from Latin strangulare "to choke, stifle, check, constrain," from Greek strangalan "choke, twist," from strangale "a halter, cord, lace," related to strangos "twisted," from PIE root *strenk- "tight, narrow; pull tight, twist" (see strain (v.)). Related: Strangled; strangling.
strangle stran·gle (strāng'gəl)
v. stran·gled, stran·gling, stran·gles
To compress the trachea so as to prevent sufficient passage of air; suffocate.