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Princeton's WordNet

  1. throesnoun

    violent pangs of suffering

    "death throes"


  1. throes

    Throes refers to intense or violent pain and struggle, especially accompanying birth, death, or great change. It can also signify a condition of agonizing struggle or effort.

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  1. Throes

    Throws vs. Throes -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Throws and Throes.

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Anagrams for throes »

  1. others

  2. other's

  3. reshot

  4. re-shot

  5. tosher

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of throes in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of throes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of throes in a Sentence

  1. Skid Row:

    Though many people may not realize it, we are in the throes of a mental health state of emergency. though many times this is understandable from a legal and public safety standpoint.

  2. Mark Meckler:

    The biggest takeaway is that the Republican establishment is in its death throes. The only remaining candidates are 100 percent anti-establishment.

  3. Daniel Munoz:

    What's striking is that they were very careful to select patients who weren't in the active throes of a heart attack and who didn't have an alarming ECG, and both the physicians and the patients still overestimated the risks.

  4. Diana Choyleva:

    China's equity market is currently in the throes of a pledged-shares meltdown.

  5. Philip Sidney:

    Thus, with child to speak, and helpless in my throes, biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite: Fool! said my muse to me, look in thy heart, and write.

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