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gag

Restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting.
A humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter. Приклади
  • He told a very funny joke.
  • He knows a million gags.
  • Thanks for the laugh.
  • He laughed unpleasantly at hisown jest.
  • Even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point.
Make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit.
Cause to retch or choke.
Struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake. Приклади
  • He swallowed a fishbone and gagged.
Make jokes or quips. Приклади
  • The students were gagging during dinner.
Tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them. Приклади
  • The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair.
Be too tight; rub or press. Приклади
  • This neckband is choking the cat.
Prevent from speaking out. Приклади
  • The press was gagged.

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