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ache

ache

 
pronunciation:
eIk
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: ached, aches, aching
definition: to have a dull pain that lasts a long time.
Tom's legs ached after the long walk.
 
synonyms:
smart
similar words:
pinch, suffer
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a dull pain that lasts a long time.
He used an ice pack to relieve the ache in his jaw.
 
synonyms:
hurt, pain, soreness
derivation: achingly (adv.)
Word Builder: kinds of aches
  • backache:
    pain in the back.
  • bellyache:
    pain in the belly
  • headache:
    pain in the head.
  • stomachache:
    pain in the stomach.
  • toothache:
    pain in a tooth.
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