Meaning 5.19: to choke

Description:'prevent from breathing (not necessarily leading to death)’
Typical context:The smoke was choking the firefighters./The assailant choked his victim.
Semantic field:Food and drink
Semantic category:Verb
Borrowed score :0.17
Age score :0.76
Simplicity score :0.78

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