1. strangled

adjective. ['ˈstræŋgəld'] held in check with difficulty.


  • stifled
  • smothered
  • inhibited


  • publicized
  • unsilenced
  • bare
  • unreserved

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Words that Rhyme with Strangled

  • newfangled
  • entangled
  • spangled
  • wrangled
  • wangled
  • tangled
  • mangled
  • jangled
  • fangled
  • dangled

Example sentences of the word strangled

1. Verb, past tense
Bundy strangled and mutilated his victims and kept some decapitated heads as mementos.

2. Verb, past participle
This is a strangulated hernia -- the part of the tissue caught in the muscle is literally being strangled.

Quotes containing the word strangled

1. Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it.
- Ray Bradbury

2. It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom. Without this it goes to wrack and ruin without fail.
- Albert Einstein

3. Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
- Denis Diderot