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English noun: choke hold

1. choke hold (act) a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind


SamplesHe grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled.


Synonymschokehold


Broader (hypernym)clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold









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