5 letter word starting with chok

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choke verb t. To render unable to breathe by filling, pressing upon, or squeezing the windpipe; to stifle; to suffocate; to strangle., To obstruct by filling up or clogging any passage; to block up., To hinder or check, as growth, expansion, progress, etc.; to stifle., To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling., To make a choke, as in a cartridge, or in the bore of the barrel of a shotgun., To have the windpipe stopped; to have a spasm of the throat, caused by stoppage or irritation of the windpipe; to be strangled., To be checked, as if by choking; to stick., A stoppage or irritation of the windpipe, producing the feeling of strangulation., The tied end of a cartridge., A constriction in the bore of a shotgun, case of a rocket, etc.