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pain

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1 a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body

  • the child was crying because of a pain in her knee
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3 pains plural strict attentiveness to what one is doing

  • asked the movers to take pains to be sure that they didn't damage anything while moving the furniture
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4 pains plural the active use of energy in producing a result

  • she was at pains to reassure us that everything would be fine
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5 one who is obnoxiously annoying

  • sometimes that child, who apparently never tires of asking questions, can be such a pain
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pain in the neck

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pain

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to feel or cause physical pain

  • my poor head was paining so from all that racket
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