To repress is to suppress something such as a thought, feeling or emotion.
To repress; stifle.
To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
To hide or suppress by or as by covering; stifle
To confine; hamper; restrain
To hamper is defined as to stop someone from doing something or stop something from progressing as it should.
To be unable to breathe freely; choke; stifle; smother
To retch or choke
To curtail or prohibit the activities of:
Squelch is defined as to press with force, or to quiet or stop by force.
Restrict is defined as to keep someone or something within certain limits.
To subdue is defined as to gain control over someone or something or to calm or quiet someone or something.
Quench is defined as to satisfy or to extinguish.
To calm; soothe.
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
To free from an obligation or responsibility; absolve
To keep under control
Find another word for strangling. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for strangling, like: choking, strangulation, throttling, repressing, muffling, stifling, smothering, cramping, hampering, suffocating and gagging.