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synonyms for twinge

  • ache
  • pang
  • shiver
  • spasm
  • bite
  • gripe
  • misery
  • pinch
  • prick
  • smart
  • stab
  • stitch
  • throb
  • throe
  • tic
  • tweak
  • twist
  • twitch
  • lancination

antonyms for twinge

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  • advantage
  • blessing
  • good fortune
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How to use twinge in a sentence

She had just arrived in Ireland for a trip in 2018 when she started feeling a twinge at the base of her pinkie.
HOW TO AVOID ‘SMARTPHONE PINKIE’ AND OTHER PAINS AND PROBLEMS FROM BEING GLUED TO YOUR PHONEALLYSON CHIUOCTOBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You can prime your muscles to avoid the painful twinge of startled neurons, according to Jeffrey Jenkins, a physiologist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.
YOU CAN INJURE YOURSELF STRETCHING—BUT IT’S NOT EASYEMPIREJULY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Some saw him as a mentor, others as a collaborator, me with the twinge of regret for not being remotely brave enough to appreciate the brief window into this gentle giant for the luck of the encounter.
GILLMOR GANG: DAYS GO BYSTEVE GILLMORAPRIL 9, 2021TECHCRUNCH
That night as I got into bed I had a twinge of regret, but told myself that once she was in the care center, interviewing her would be the perfect activity for a visit, an excellent way to pass a few hours.
WHAT I WISH I’D DONE BEFORE I LOST MY DAUGHTER AND MOTHERMARYANNE O’HARAAPRIL 8, 2021TIME
There’s a unique twinge of betrayal at the core of whatever Levine’s death has left me holding.
JAMES LEVINE WAS A POWERFUL MAESTRO, BUT AN EVEN MORE POWERFUL MYTHMICHAEL ANDOR BRODEURMARCH 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Colonel's countenance fell, and there was an awful twinge in his foot, but he didn't mind it.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
He was not sure whether Bruslart had spoken the truth, he did not much care, yet he felt a twinge of conscience.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
Not the most discerning observer would have imagined he felt a twinge of regret over his failure.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
She had a sudden twinge of jealousy, swallowed up by an immense tenderness.
FOUR DAYSHETTY HEMENWAY
Such a twinge came to him now as he watched the stout figure at the table.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TWINGE

  • be sore
  • hurt
  • pain
  • pound
  • smart
  • suffer
  • throb
  • twinge
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