Definition of Choke back

1. Verb. Suppress. "He choked down his rage"

Exact synonyms: Choke Down, Choke Off
Generic synonyms: Conquer, Curb, Inhibit, Stamp Down, Subdue, Suppress



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choke back (current term)
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Literary usage of Choke back

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1. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1857)
"We object, too, to the low full given to the house drains discharging into the sewers, which latter, when fully charged, would choke back the house drains, ..."

2. The Journey by Timothy Tuohy (2006)
"Now you're in the storm of life, Buffeted by the gales, Now, I choke back the tears, Ain't hard when the hero fails? I choke back the tears, ..."

3. Alternating-current Electricity and Its Applications to Industry by William Henry Timbie, Henry Harold Higbie (1916)
"These coils choke back the steep-front and high-frequency waves due to lightning discharges in the vicinity of the line. The General Electric Co. 89. ..."

4. Frenzied Finance by Thomas William Lawson (1905)
"To choke back the passion of fury that rose in my throat I went over to the open window and looked out at the brilliant world below, at the procession of ..."

5. Frenzied Finance by Thomas William Lawson (1905)
"To choke back the passion of fury that rose in my throat I went over to the open window and looked out at the brilliant world below, at the procession of ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1892)
"She had much ado to choke back a convulsive sob. “‘Most too late, Dorethy,” he said; “‘most too late.” She took his hand and kissed it. ..."

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