Did you maybe mean throws?
- n. Plural form of throe.
- n. violent pangs of suffering
“Too busy thrashing about in throes of existential malaise to so much as look at your Publishing Questions, so please feel free to keep sending.”
“Inevitably, the heads are tossed back in throes of ecstasy.”
“A large star in its death throes is leaving a huge, turbulent tail of oxygen, carbon and nitrogen in its wake that makes it look like an immense comet hurtling through space, astronomers said on Wednesday.”
“As for weather, the worldwide weather scene seems to be in throes from global warming and many past summaries of weather anyplace are not accurate anymore.”
“To plunge into that sumptuous hole while it was in the throes was my pleasure.”
“The instruments of Pressenda present a singular contrast with others of Italian make belonging to this century, most of which evidence what may be termed the throes of a dying manufacture.”
“Close-up snaps of dying star shows how our Sun's going to snuff out WASHINGTON - Astronomers have captured close-up photos of a star writhing in its death throes, which is indicative of the fate that our Sun awaits in the future.”
“WASHINGTON - Astronomers have captured close-up photos of a star writhing in its death throes, which is indicative of the fate that our Sun awaits in the future.”
“I still predict that all of this is much ado about nothing: Bush has emasculated himself and the US military, so that what we are seeing now are the last "throes" of mediocre POTUS struggling to come to grips with the harsh judgment of History that he knows awaits him.”
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