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  • as inagony
  • as inlabor

synonyms for throes

  • anguish
  • misery
  • passion
  • torment
  • torture
  • woe
  • affliction
  • distress
  • dolor
  • pangs
  • birth
  • childbearing
  • contractions
  • delivery
  • pains
  • parturition
  • travail
  • birth pangs
  • giving birth

antonyms for throes

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  • contentment
  • happiness
  • joy
  • comfort
  • health
  • peace
  • success
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How to use throes in a sentence

For two full centuries the land had laboured under the throes of the Reformation.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
His thoughts had gone whirling on; here, in this elegant dining-room, the throes of creation seized hold of him.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The earth was in labor; the ground heaved and trembled, and those who felt its throes trembled also.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
Of the throes of such a man, when he was quietly alone, few but those who have felt them can have an idea.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
At this period of his life the chapters of the Koran were delivered in throes of pain.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
At the present, she is going through the throes of childbirth.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
The Jews were in the throes of revolt against the Roman Government.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOLUME 03VARIOUS
Inside, the hut was decorated with flags and a savoury dinner was in the throes of preparation.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
For three days now the Democratic party, in national convention assembled at Chicago, had been in the throes of labor.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
The minutes were uncomfortably long, he felt as if he were on a switchback, or in the throes of approaching sea-sickness.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THROES

  • affliction
  • anguish
  • distress
  • dolor
  • misery
  • pangs
  • passion
  • throes
  • torment
  • torture
  • woe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.