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synonyms for throe

  • agony
  • ache
  • anguish
  • disorder
  • pang
  • spasm
  • struggle
  • turmoil
See also synonyms for: throes
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antonyms for throe

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  • comfort
  • health
  • order
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How to use throe in a sentence

One of the most delicate times in the pandemic will be the period between its worst throes and widespread immunity.
COVID-19 VACCINES ARE GREAT — BUT YOU STILL NEED TO WEAR A MASK FOR NOWUMAIR IRFANFEBRUARY 9, 2021VOX
No matter that the economy, then as now, was in the throes of a historic economic catastrophe.
RIGHT ON SCHEDULE, REPUBLICANS PRETEND TO CARE ABOUT DEFICITS AGAINCATHERINE RAMPELLJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Let’s start with Grantham’s warning on how a big, new spike in prices, from already high levels, presages the death throes of a bull market.
TESLA IS THE PROXY FOR A STOCK MARKET GONE MADSHAWN TULLYJANUARY 21, 2021FORTUNE
Advertisers say they need agencies now more than ever, and in the throes of economic uncertainty, they are working their agencies harder.
TAKING REMUNERATION SERIOUSLY: THE TIME HAS COMESEB JOSEPHDECEMBER 30, 2020DIGIDAY
One of the lessons our animals teach us is to love even in the throes of grieving.
I HAVE THE PANDEMIC TO THANK FOR THIS PRECIOUS TIME WITH MY OLD HOUND, TEDDYDIANA NYADDECEMBER 21, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In Europe, currently in the throes of a devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the Stoxx 600 shot up by 5%, and France’s CAC 40 by more than 7%.
PFIZER’S BLOCKBUSTER VACCINE REPORT FLIPS THE MARKETS ON THEIR HEAD—PANDEMIC STOCKS SINK, NEARLY EVERYTHING ELSE SOARSDAVID MEYERNOVEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
As we’re all still in the throes of being at home for an extended period of time, staying active is crucial to maintaining our mental and overall health.
5 FITNESS PRODUCTS FOR YOUR WORKOUT ROUTINE THIS FALLJASMINE GRANTSEPTEMBER 25, 2020ESSENCE.COM
The sea moaned—more than moaned—among the boulders below the ruins, a throe of its tide being timed to regular intervals.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
Sneak had hastily brought thither his effects, and without a throe of regret abandoned his house for ever to the owls.
WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
A throe of anguish caused her to concentrate her strength with one grand effort, and the rope that held her right hand parted.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
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WORDS RELATED TO THROE

  • anguish
  • hurt
  • misery
  • pang
  • pounding
  • smarting
  • soreness
  • spasm
  • suffering
  • throb
  • throbbing
  • throe
  • twinge
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