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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Severe spasm of pain; Hard or painful trouble or struggle.

Usage examples (37)
  • Noun : the throes of battle
  • Something was happening in the mind of the poet, the "funeral in my brain", the volcanic "throe".
  • Is there any idea how long a 'last throe' lasts for?
  • When a throe overtook Mai, she squeezed her eyes shut. for more
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