twinge

Part of speech: verb

To affect with a twinge.

Part of speech: noun

A darting momentary pain; pang.

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Usage examples "twinge":

  1. He forgot that he was lame, forgot that he had run away- a fact that had cost him a twinge or two of fear or conscience earlier in the morning. - "Harding's luck", E. [Edith] Nesbit.
  2. " Few people will be sorry," observed Hugh, although he felt a twinge when his mind reverted to the mothers of the two boys. - "The Chums of Scranton High at Ice Hockey", Donald Ferguson.
  3. Joe felt a peculiar twinge of panic. - "Space Tug", Murray Leinster.