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twinge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
twingetwinge /twΙͺndΚ’/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 PAINa sudden feeling of slight pain πŸ”Š I felt a twinge of pain in my back.β–Ί see thesaurus at pain2 β†’ a twinge of guilt/envy/sadness/jealousy etc
Examples from the Corpus
twingeβ€’ I felt responsible and concerned, but also a twinge of frustration.β€’ I feel a twinge of sympathetic embarrassment on my late colleague's behalf.β€’ Then he thought of Benedicta and felt a twinge of doubt.β€’ Charles even felt a twinge of pity for Mrs Sweet.β€’ George felt a twinge of pain in his ankle from when he had slipped on the ice.β€’ Johnson felt a twinge on the inside of his right leg.β€’ I had a twinge of hard joy as I ran after the car.β€’ I feel a small, icy twinge around my heart.β€’ I'd had the odd twinge now and again, but my heart-attack was totally unexpected.β€’ But the path took me back into darkness and I felt my first real twinge of panic.
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