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stitches

noun
plural of stitch

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body
  • had to drop out of the race when the stitch in his side became too painful

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stitches

verb
present tense third-person singular of stitch

Synonyms & Antonyms of stitches (Entry 2 of 2)

to close up with a series of interlacing stitches
  • the doctor stitched the wound so adroitly that the scar was barely visible after the stitches were removed

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  • unsews
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“Stitches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stitches. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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