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 for strangulate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Strangulate \Stran"gu*late\, a. (Bot.)
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air;
           "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has
           been strangling several dozen prostitutes" [syn:
           strangle, strangulate, throttle]
      2: constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of
         blood or air
      3: become constricted; "The hernia will strangulate"

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