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The meaning of the word throes is pang.

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psychosomaticof, relating to, concerned with, or involving both mind and body
nettleany of a genus (Urtica of the family Urticaceae, the nettle family) of chiefly coarse herbs armed with stinging hairs
conjugalof or relating to the married state or to married persons and their relations : connubial
finickyextremely or excessively particular, exacting, or meticulous in taste or standards
bickerpetulant quarreling : altercation
proscribeto publish the name of as condemned to death with the property of the condemned forfeited to the state
slanderto utter slander against : defame
studiedcarefully considered or prepared : thoughtful
frictionthe rubbing of one body against another
campa place usually away from urban areas where tents or simple buildings (such as cabins) are erected for shelter or for temporary residence (as for laborers, prisoners, or vacationers)