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  • n. Plural form of pang.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pang.


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  • The good ones will have the women in pangs long after these guys have moved on.

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  • In this sense is the word pangs or sorrows, in this place to be understood; and it agrees not only with the sense of the prophet alleged, but with a most common phrase and opinion in the nation concerning the sorrows of the

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • When she is delivered out of Babylon, and redeemed from the hand of her enemies there, yet still she is in pangs of fear; the end of one trouble is but the beginning of another; for now also, when Jerusalem is in the rebuilding, many nations are gathered against her, v. 11.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • She is carried captive to Babylon, and there is in pangs of grief.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • Mine are 22 and 24, still living at home and believe it or not, when they're really sick the pangs are the same, in my eyes they revert to 3 year olds!


  • Here, too, is the habit which you are to wear; its dark colour will recall the pangs which I suffered on the day when I stood by the Cross of my only Son.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • Thereupon God became angered and hostile 35 towards the beings whom he had formerly exalted in beauty and glory: he created for the traitors a marvelous abode as penalty for their action, namely the pangs of

    Genesis A Translated from the Old English

  • There was a decay of earthly hopes and prospects, of earthly devices and methods of salvation; and such were the bitterness of your remorse, and the depth of your penitence, and the agony of your spirit, that, in very truth, in being born again, in being quickened by the vitalizing energies of the Holy Ghost, you passed through what may indeed be called the pangs of dissolution.

    Death, the Law of Life

  • The loss of a little child -- and I shudder when I recall the pangs of such a loss!

    The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss

  • Lehigh County Humane Society, recalls the pangs of sadness he felt each time a visitor looking to adopt a pet would glance at the white pit bull and then move on.



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