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 Meanings and Examples of STRANGULATION
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 n.  act of strangling, or the state of being strangled; excessive or abnormal constriction of any kind
Classic Sentence:
1  All were alarmed, and "rush of blood, strangulation" were the conjectures, but the doctor, when asked the cause, grimly told them it was a Negro child.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In III
2  This spectacle of gradual strangulation made the youth writhe, and once as his friend rolled his eyes, he saw something in them that made him sink wailing to the ground.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
3  This execution quieted the ill-disposed, who resolved to allow themselves to die of hunger--this death always appearing to them more slow and less sure than strangulation.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 51 OFFICER
Example Sentence:
1  If the strangulation is prolonged, which is something that can happen very quickly, death or serious injury can result.