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choke up

  

      vb   tr, adv  
1    to block (a drain, pipe, etc.) completely  
2    Informal   usually passive   to overcome (a person) with emotion, esp. without due cause  
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choke

  
  
asphyxiate, bar, block, bung, clog, close, congest, constrict, dam, gag, obstruct, occlude, overpower, smother, stifle, stop, strangle, suffocate, suppress, throttle  

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