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noun as in sharp pain


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She had just arrived in Ireland for a trip in 2018 when she started feeling a twinge at the base of her pinkie.

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.

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.

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.

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There’s a unique twinge of betrayal at the core of whatever Levine’s death has left me holding.

Impossibly, even through thick glass, I felt a twinge of vertigo.

Kandynce remained where she was and evidenced not a twinge of self-pity.

But he acknowledges a twinge of regret during the newsroom announcement Thursday.

What Rock created, then, is a twinge of nostalgia for a twinge of nostalgia.

They no doubt felt a twinge of satisfaction but it could only have been momentary.

The Colonel's countenance fell, and there was an awful twinge in his foot, but he didn't mind it.

He was not sure whether Bruslart had spoken the truth, he did not much care, yet he felt a twinge of conscience.

Not the most discerning observer would have imagined he felt a twinge of regret over his failure.

She had a sudden twinge of jealousy, swallowed up by an immense tenderness.

Such a twinge came to him now as he watched the stout figure at the table.

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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to twinge, such as: ache, pang, shiver, spasm, bite, and gripe.

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