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backache

noun
     
Related topics: Illness and Disability
back‧ache [uncountable and countable]
MI a pain in your back
WORD FOCUS: pain WORD FOCUS: pain
pain in different parts of your body: headache, backache, toothache, earache, stomach ache, my leg/arm/neck etc hurts

to feel a lot of pain: be in agony

what you say when something hurts: ouch
pain

See also
pain

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