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(all) choked up

Feeling a strong emotion and struggling to speak because of it. I thought I would be able to give the eulogy, but I became so choked up that I couldn't do it. Come on, you can't tell me you didn't get all choked up during Toy Story 3! I got all choked up watching my dear friend walk down the aisle in her wedding gown.
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choked

mod. having to do with overly diluted drugs. Why is this stuff so stepped on—you know, choked?
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