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ache

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ache

  1. a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body a dull pounding ache in his head Synonyms pain, pang, prick, shoot, smart, sting, stitch, throe, tingle, twingeRelated Words discomfort, distress, soreness, tenderness; affliction, agony, anguish, misery, sufferance, suffering, torment, torture; inflammation, sore, swelling; damage, detriment, harm, hurt, injury; backache, bellyache, charley horse, colic, complaint, earache, gripe, headache, stomachache, toothacheNear Antonyms comfort, ease, easiness


ache

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ache

  1. to feel or cause physical pain my feet ache from all that walking Synonyms hurt, pain, smartRelated Words bite, bleed, burn, chafe, cramp, fester, itch, nag, pinch, pound, rack, sting, swell, throb, tingle, twinge; agonize, anguish, suffer; afflict, harrow, torment, torture



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