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throe

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1 a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body
  • collapsed in the throes of agony

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2 throes plural a forceful effort to reach a goal or objective
  • that third-world country is caught up in the throes of a democratic revolution

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The first known use of throe was in the 13th century

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“Throe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/throe. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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