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throe

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  1. 1 a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body collapsed in the throes of agony Synonyms of throe ache, pang, prick, shoot, smart, sting, stitch, pain, tingle, twingeWords Related to throe discomfort, distress, soreness, tenderness; affliction, agony, anguish, misery, sufferance, suffering, torment, torture; inflammation, sore, swelling; damage, detriment, harm, hurt, injury; backache, bellyache, charley horse, colic, complaint, earache, gripe, headache, stomachache, toothacheNear Antonyms of throe comfort, ease, easiness

  2. 2 throes pl  a forceful effort to reach a goal or objective that third-world country is caught up in the throes of a democratic revolution Synonyms of throe battle, fight, fray, scrabble, throesWords Related to throe effort, exertion, labor, pains, trouble, work; drudgery, grind, sweat, toil, travail; combat, conflict, contest, strife, tussle, war, warfare; attempt, endeavor, essay, try


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