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Definition of the noun throe
What does throe mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: throes
- severe spasm of pain
- hard or painful trouble or struggle
Alternative definition of the noun throe
- severe spasm of pain, especially near the moment of death
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101 Words to Inspire and Affirm by Caren Goldman, Belleruth Naparstek
MOTHER GOOSE THE WORD THROE means a condition of agonizing struggle or trouble, ...
Style Guide (2015)
by The Economist
throe, throw Throe is a spasm or pang (and is usually in the plural). Throw is to cast or hurl through the air. Last throws may be all right on ...
Structure, Function, and Parent-Youth Relations by Richard M. Lerner, Domini R. Castellino
throe is a significant in ANOVAwith a significa igp<.05; ig'p<.01 ...
With Notes on the Correct Use of Prepositions, Designed as a Companion for the Study and as a Text-book for the Use of Schools by James Champlin Fernald
Throe is a violent and thrilling pain. Paroxysm applies to an alternately recurring and receding pain, which comes as it were in waves; the paroxysm is the rising of the wave. Torment and torture are intense and terrible sufferings. Agony and ...
T, UVWXYZ Versability (2016)
by Roger J. Maderia
A throe is a spasm of some pain. Therapeutics deals with treatment and its shots. A thoracotomy is a chest wall incision. Thalidomide caused problems with pregnancy. Theobromine is caffeine like white powder. Theine is the caffeine found in ...
by James Champlin Fernald
Throe is a violent and thrilling pain. Paroxysm applies to an altgjnately recurring and receding pain, which comes as it were in waves ; the paroxysm JsTthe rising of the •wave. Torment and torture are intense and terrible sufferings. Agony and ...
The Thinker (1895)
A Review of World-wide Christian Thought
But throe is the number of the Spirit. Accordingly, the enumeration of three times fourteen members denotes the perfect unfolding of ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
A throe is a pang characteristic of a process (as of labor in childbirth). Because ...
by Martin Manser
pain, throe, agony, anguish, distress, paroxysm panic n. fear, alarm, terror, dread, scare panic v. terrify, alarm, frighten pant v. gasp, puff, blow, wheeze paper 176 paper n.
To which is Prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by J. Johnson
THROE, n. s. the pain of travail; the anguish of bringing children. Any extreme agony ; the final and mortal struggle. To THROE, v. a. to put in agonies. THRONE, n.s. a royal seat; the seat of a king.
For the Use of Schools, Foreigners, &c. on the Plan of Mr. Sheridan by Stephen Jones
THROE, (thrö) s. the pain of travail, the anguish of bringing children ; any extreme agony, the final and mortal struggie. "To THROE, (thrö') v. a. to put in agonies. Not in use. THRONE, (thrône) s. a royal seat, the seat of a king; the seat of a ...
A Family Encyclopaedia (1831)
Or, An Explanation of Words and Things Connected with All the Arts and Sciences ... by George Crabb
A meaaure equal to throe quartera of an inch ; alao, a character denoting a f, gure, ...
To which are Prefixed, Principles of English Pronunciation ... : the Whole Interspersed with Observations, Etymological, Critical, and Grammatical by John Walker
THROE, thrö, s. 296, 466. The pain of travail, the anguish of bringing children; any extreme agony, the final and mortal struggle. To THROE, thrö, c. a. To put in agonies. Not in use. THRONE, thrône, s. 466. A royal seat, the seat of a king; the ...
Based on the Labours of the Most Eminent Lexicographers ... by P. Austin Nuttall
having throe horns ( L. tri, согни, a horn, and çero, to liear). Tri corporal, tri-cor*- por-al, a. having three bodies (L. tri, and corpus, a body). Tricuspid, trl-kus'-pfd, ...
by John Walker
THROE, fAro, s. 296, 466. The pain of travail, the anguish ...
A Critical Pronoucing Dictionary & Expositor of the English Language in which Not Only the Meaning of Every Word is Dearly Explaind the Sound of Every... (1830)
by John Walker
THROE, tAro, ». 290, 406. The pain of travail, the anguish of bringing children ; any extreme agony, the final and mortal struggle. To THROE, (ArA, r. «. To put in agonies. Ni>t in use. THRONE, (ArAne, » . 406.
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Quotes about throe
I like a look of Agony,
Because I know it's true—
Men do not sham Convulsion,
Nor simulate, a Throe—
The Eyes glaze once—and that is Death—
Impossible to feign
The Beads upon the Forehead
By homely Anguish strung. (Emily Dickinson)
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Scrabble value of T1H4R1O1E1
The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine