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twitch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of twitch

  1. 1 to make jerky or restless movements the dog twitched in her sleep Synonyms fiddle, jerk, jig, jiggle, squiggle, squirm, thrash, thresh, toss, twist, fidget, wiggle, wriggle, writheRelated Words flit, flutter, twitter; quake, quiver, shake, shiver, shudder, tremble; paceNear Antonyms relax, rest, unwind; calm (down), still

  2. 2 to move or cause to move with a sharp quick motion the rabbit twitched its nose Synonyms buck, hitch, hoick, jolt, jerk, yankRelated Words bump, jounce, lurch, pitch, stagger; jig, jiggle, jog, joggle, shake; drag, lug, pull, tug; pluck, tweak; grab, rip, snap (up), snatch, tear, wrench, wrest, wring



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