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twinge

 
 
pronunciation:
twInj
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sudden, sharp pain that does not last long.
You will feel a twinge when the nurse inserts the needle.
synonyms:
pang, stab
similar words:
ache, cramp, pain, stitch
definition 2: a slight emotional pain; pang.
She felt a twinge of remorse when she thought about her mean comment.
synonyms:
pang, stab
similar words:
ache, misgiving, prick, qualm, scruple
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