twinge


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twinge

(twinj),
A sudden momentary sharp pain.

twinge

(twinj)
A sudden momentary sharp pain.

twinge

(twinj)
A sudden momentary sharp pain.
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Weller said this, the man's features assumed an unearthly twinge, perfectly hideous.
We supposed he had now eased his mind, and told the worst he knew of the cook; but, a day or two afterwards, his conscience sustained a new twinge, and he disclosed how she had a little girl, who, early every morning, took away our bread; and also how he himself had been suborned to maintain the milkman in coals.
At such minutes there used to be a convulsive twinge at my heart, and I used to feel hot all down my back at the mere thought of the wretchedness of my attire, of the wretchedness and abjectness of my little scurrying figure.
But his conscience suffered no twinges. He remembered what he had once heard an old preacher utter, namely, that they who rose by the sword perished by the sword.
Perhaps Wakem was gone out of town to-day on purpose to avoid seeing or hearing anything of an honorable action which might well cause him some unpleasant twinges. If Wakem were to meet him then, Mr.
I had the twinges of rheumatism unceasingly during three years, but the last one departed after a fortnight's bathing there, and I have never had one since.
Now that the exhilaration of truant delights had died away, his conscience was beginning to give him salutary twinges. After all, perhaps it would have been better to have gone to Sunday School and church.
Rose took part in all the fun, and never betrayed by look or word the twinges of pain she suffered in her ankle.
And they can also sit in the House and ask for more money to fund their lavish homes without a twinge of guilt.
The new shoes felt delightful, but it was not very long before I felt a twinge in an old familiar place.
Summary: A twinge of optimism was palpable earlier this week when the Lebanese government received the McKinsey report outlining a five-year plan to develop and guide the economy to ensure a better Lebanon in coming years.
The destructive opener missed the second match of five at Trent Bridge on his 38th birthday, after feeling a twinge in his right hamstring in the warm-up.