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adjective as in painful

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Some are infused with cloves, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and other ingredients that create moist heat and soothe achy feet.

That beat-up bag of air can leave you feeling achy and irritable, with nothing between you and your cold uncarpeted floor but a thin sheet of deflated vinyl.

A week later, he started feeling sick, unusually fatigued, and achy.

Now he was headed home, but he was feverish, achy, and shaking with chills.

That left more than 20 percent of people who didn’t have bad side effects beyond an achy arm, or sometimes no side effects at all.

Since transitioning to a standing desk, the muscle cramps and achy back that plagued me have almost completely vanished.

“Achy Breaky 2” opens with a “comedic” introduction by Larry King.

“Achy Breaky 2” is really bad, and in an ideal world, no one would ever listen to it.

Catapulting “Achy Breaky 2” from weird to disturbingly weird is the insane amount of young, naked cyborg flesh on display.

Catapulting ‘Achy Breaky 2’ from weird to disturbingly weird is the insane amount of young, naked cyborg flesh on display.

Then the hot winds sweep across the country, making everybody tired, languid, head-achy and cross.

After a time they get used to the swinging motion of the vessel and then their achy muscle tiredness is relieved.

Certain of the muscles particularly are likely to suffer from achy feelings which are spoken of as headaches.

Jennie Harper had large dark eyes, and a funny, achy sort of voice.

Nelsen felt the scared earnestness of the appeal, and the achy shock of the compliment.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to achy, such as: aching, hurtful, hurting, nagging, raw, and smarting.

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