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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any convulsive or anguished struggle, or great exertion..

Usage examples (37)
  • She visited the country in the throes of revolution, and found it unsafe to explore.
  • Death throes
  • Too busy thrashing about in throes of existential malaise to so much as look at your Publishing Questions, so please feel free to keep sending.
  • As for weather, the worldwide weather scene seems to be in throes from global warming and many past summaries of weather anyplace are not accurate anymore. for more
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