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adjective as in painful

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The moment I got that cold, hard weighted pot in my arms, the aching in my heart and my arms immediately went away.

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As my injured leg improves, my left leg starts aching, then throbbing, near my hip.

Liberals are aching to see a Democratic president really tackle these issues in an aggressive way.

I was itchy from the bugs, aching everywhere, blistery, and wet.

She was left with an aching desire to turn back time and stop the progression of that clock.

The organization has been aching to move against the judiciary for some time, he said.

He was a boy of eighteen, aching over his first love affair; and she was divinely mothering him.

There was a vicious aching in his nerves, his muscles were flaccid and unstrung; a numbness was in his brain as well.

Upon such expectation, Allcraft stood—upon such props suffered his aching soul to rest.

She was as incapable of jealousy as of aching vanity in the fact of a son whom the world was never permitted to forget.

Tom easily found the mightier scale his aching heart so hungrily desired.

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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aching, such as: hurting, nagging, sore, throbbing, raw, and smarting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.