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Princeton's WordNet

  1. throesnoun

    violent pangs of suffering

    "death throes"

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  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. Charles Kilpatrick:

    Astronomers have suspected that stars undergo violent eruptions or death throes in the years before we see supernovae, this star's discovery provides some of the most direct evidence ever found that stars experience catastrophic eruptions, which cause them to lose mass before an explosion. If the star was having these eruptions, then it likely expelled its hydrogen several decades before it exploded.

  2. Deborah Carr:

    When people first fall in love, where they first feel infatuation, sometimes logic goes out the window, there's lots of data showing that logical thought patterns sometimes get lost in the fray when someone really is very attracted to a person or they're feeling the throes of passion.

  3. 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.

  4. El-Mahdi Holly-Haile:

    Some of the best truths for which to live were realized in the throes of death.

  5. Kerenga Kua:

    We, as a government, have opted to re-look at the (Papua LNG) agreement because it was signed at a time when we were in the throes, or in the process, of changing the government, it's about weighing it between the nervousness of the investors and the pain and suffering of our own people ... by consultation you will be able to test the threshold of tolerance and then find that balance.

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