twinge


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Synonyms for twinge

Synonyms for twinge

a sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury

to have or cause a feeling of physical pain or discomfort

Synonyms for twinge

a sudden sharp feeling

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a sharp stab of pain

cause a stinging pain

feel a sudden sharp, local pain

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squeeze tightly between the fingers

References in classic literature ?
She might have married Rodney without causing him a twinge.
But you must admit, Rachel, that we so seldom think of anything but ourselves that an occasional twinge is really rather pleasant.
Yes, I think so," said Fred, with an unpleasant twinge.
exclaimed Wendy, with her first real twinge of remorse [for having gone], "it was quite time we came back,"
Her muscles were cramped and every move brought a twinge of pain.
Never till now had he realized what might lie in another manner of life, and he felt a twinge of bitterness toward the hard old man whom he called father, and whose teachings from the boy's earliest childhood had guided him in the ways that had out him off completely from the society of other men, except the wild horde of outlaws, ruffians and adventurers that rode beneath the grisly banner of the young chief of Torn.
Though he could steal a dog, or a cat, without a twinge of conscience, he could not but be faithful to his salt, being so made.
A contrite heart and ten nobles to holy mother Church may stave off perdition; but he hath a pardon of the first degree, with a twenty-five livre benison, so that I doubt if he will so much as feel a twinge of purgatory.
He was certainly serious--a twinge of ossified conscience or something; and so I considered with grave deliberation for a moment.
Evelyn Howard had been right then, and I experienced a sharp twinge of disgust, as I thought of Alfred Inglethorp's liberality with another woman's money.
I know not why, but I was aware of a twinge or pang like the cut of a knife when he mentioned her.
Oh, yes, my agonies were frightful," Becky owned, not perhaps without a twinge of conscience.
However often he told himself that he was in no wise to blame in it, that recollection, like other humiliating reminiscences of a similar kind, made him twinge and blush.
Mindful of the wondering dinner, Twemlow, with a little twinge, admits the imputation.
Weller said this, the man's features assumed an unearthly twinge, perfectly hideous.