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cramp1

 
 
pronunciation:
kraemp
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (sometimes plural) a sharp pain in a muscle that suddenly becomes tight.
The cramp in his hand was so bad that he could barely let go of the pen.Leg cramps kept her from finishing the race.
similar words:
kink
definition 2: (usually plural) strong pains in the abdomen.
He was sick with cramps.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cramps, cramping, cramped
definition: to tighten suddenly and cause pain.
As he was running, his calf muscle cramped.
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