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death throes

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeath throesˈdeath throes noun [plural] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 FAILthe final stages before something fails or ends πŸ”Š The peace pact seems to be in its death throes.2 DIEsudden violent movements that people sometimes make when they are dying
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death throesβ€’ He leaps and plunges like a wounded stag through agonizing death throes.β€’ Its reflexes and death throes would cause it to fly.β€’ He screamed as loudly as his horse that was now blocking the high road with its failing death throes.β€’ It is a star in serious trouble, with bright bloated lobes of gas swelling off it, announcing its death throes.β€’ The regime seems to be in its death throes.β€’ The Jet Ranger arced upwards, a big prehistoric pterodactyl lurching blindly in its death throes.β€’ Not quite, but this looks suspiciously like the death throes.in its death throesβ€’ The Jet Ranger arced upwards, a big prehistoric pterodactyl lurching blindly in its death throes.β€’ Nobody was shooting, they were all watching the helicopter in its death throes.β€’ The rouble zone is in its death throes.
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