Instead we ended up following a woman in the throes of drug addiction, living alone in the desert.
Greig was either in love with Whitey, or living in fear, or under the throes of some manner of Stockholm syndrome.
“Only my work holds my heart,” he wrote in the throes of his first serious relationship.
Spring may seem just around the corner but much of the country remains mired in the throes of flu season.
It was no longer a network in the throes of a Tea Party revolt and providing a platform for Glenn Beck.
She loves Russia,—our poor Russia, agonizing in the throes of a new birth; while we—we love her, the woman.
And everywhere was the shouting and hurry as of a nation in the throes of war.
It was the time of Leisler's movement, when New York was in the throes of revolution.
She covered her face, and rocked to and fro like one in the throes of a deep suffering.
It was evident he was in the throes of unexpressed affection.
c.1200, throwe "pain, pang of childbirth, agony of death," possibly from Old English þrawan "twist, turn, writhe" (see throw), or altered from Old English þrea (genitive þrawe) "affliction, pang, evil, threat" (related to þrowian "to suffer"), from Proto-Germanic *thrawo (cf. Middle High German dro "threat," German drohen "to threaten"). Modern spelling first recorded 1610s. Related: Throes.