1 Now it was painful to have to choke back words for fear of his amused grin.
2 Autumn with its dusty, breathless heat was slipping in to choke the suddenly quiet town, adding its dry, panting weight to tired, anxious hearts.
3 People cleared their throats, tried to choke down yawns.
4 I could hardly speak; my heart was so full that even those words seemed to choke me.
5 He stopped, with a sort of choke in his voice.
6 See, I have cried even when the laugh did choke me.
7 But on winter evenings, when he has fallen asleep at his table, I have heard him, what I should prefer to describe as partially choke.
8 It ended suddenly on its highest note with a choke and a gurgle.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
9 A ghastly stage-fright seized him, his legs quaked under him and he was like to choke.
10 "I'm not sorry," protested Jo, with a choke.
11 To improve it, we all distinctly heard Jip give two short barks, and receive another choke.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
12 And if his father is living, may the rascal perish, may he choke to death.
13 Hot words started to her lips but she choked them back.
14 Finally the choked town could take care of no more and the overflow of wounded was sent on to the hospitals at Macon and Augusta.
15 He laughed until he choked, peering at her in the shadows as she sat, stricken dumb, pressing her handkerchief to her mouth.