death throes Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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death throesnoun [plural]

uk   us   literary
the ​process of ​dying or ​ending in a very ​painful or ​unpleasant way: Mercutio, ​fatallystabbed, ​staggers round the ​stage in hisdeaththroes. The ​government was initsdeaththroes.
(Definition of death throes from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “death throes”
in Chinese (Simplified) (临死前的)痛苦挣扎, 垂死挣扎…
in Chinese (Traditional) (臨死前的)痛苦掙紮, 垂死掙紮…
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