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death throes

noun [plural] uk   literary us  
the process of dying or ending in a very painful or unpleasant way: Mercutio, fatally stabbed, staggers round the stage in his death throes. The government was in its death throes.
Translations of “death throes”
in Chinese (Traditional) (臨死前的)痛苦掙紮, 垂死掙紮…
in Chinese (Simplified) (临死前的)痛苦挣扎, 垂死挣扎…
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