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twitched

verb
past tense of twitch

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1 to make jerky or restless movements
  • the dog twitched in her sleep

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2 to move or cause to move with a sharp quick motion
  • the rabbit twitched its nose

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“Twitched.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/twitched. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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