death throes

noun

: the violent movements and noises that are sometimes made by a person who is about to die
The opera ends with the hero in his death throes.
often used figuratively
the death throes of a failing industry

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“Death throes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/death%20throes. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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