Words Like THROE

We have put together a list of words that are similar to THROE.

6 Alternative Words Similar to throe

1 Agony Noun      Synonym Words Like Agony
2 Distress Noun      Synonym Words Like Distress
3 Excruciation Noun      Synonym Words Like Excruciation
4 Suffering Noun      Synonym Words Like Suffering
5 Anguish Noun      Synonym Words Like Anguish
6 Agonize Verb-intransitive      Synonym Words Like Agonize

1 examples of throe

1 the throes of childbirth

10 definitions of throe

1 Extreme pain; violent pang; anguish; agony; especially, one of the pangs of travail in childbirth, or purturition.
2 A tool for splitting wood into shingles; a frow.
3 To struggle in extreme pain; to be in agony; to agonize.
4 To put in agony.
5 hard or painful trouble or struggle
6 severe spasm of pain
7 A severe pang or spasm of pain, as in childbirth. See Synonyms at pain.
8 A condition of agonizing struggle or trouble: a country in the throes of economic collapse.
9 A violent pang; hence, pain; anguish; suffering; agony: particularly applied to the anguish of travail in childbirth or parturition.
10 Effort.
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