twinge


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twinge

(twinj),
A sudden momentary sharp pain.

twinge

[twinj]
Etymology: ME, twengen, to pinch
a sudden, brief, darting pain.

twinge

(twinj)
A sudden momentary sharp pain.

twinge

(twinj)
A sudden momentary sharp pain.
References in classic literature ?
Kit did suffer one twinge, one momentary pang, in keeping the resolution he had already formed, when this last argument passed swiftly into his thoughts, and conjured up the realization of all his hopes and fancies.
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.
Sancho, deserting Dapple, hung on to the duchess and entered the castle, but feeling some twinges of conscience at having left the ass alone, he approached a respectable duenna who had come out with the rest to receive the duchess, and in a low voice he said to her, "Senora Gonzalez, or however your grace may be called-"
When our indignation is borne in submissive silence, we are apt to feel twinges of doubt afterwards as to our own generosity, if not justice; how much more when the object of our anger has gone into everlasting silence, and we have seen his face for the last time in the meekness of death!
Now that the exhilaration of truant delights had died away, his conscience was beginning to give him salutary twinges.
Rose took part in all the fun, and never betrayed by look or word the twinges of pain she suffered in her ankle.
There were some astonishing twinges when special nerves were shredded and dragged out by the roots.
So he went; and the remainder of the precious time was disturbed by twinges of conscience (to which I am much subject) whenever I found myself wanting to jump for joy.
himself so often saying when his twinges came that sixpence a day and find yourself and no gout so much preferable, not that he could have lived on anything like it being the last man or that the previous little thing though far too familiar an expression now had any tendency of that sort much too slight and small but looked so fragile bless her?
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.
Spaghetti served under strips of either Chicken, Beef or Pork sauteed with Spring Onions, Red Pepper, Fresh Tomatoes, with a twinge of Ginger and Soy sauce Tallarin Saltado Vegetariano.
No doubt we will get a twinge by twinge account of it.