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twitching

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a series of slight movements by a body back and forth or from side to side
  • the twitching of my cat's ears was a signal that I should stop petting her before she got any angrier

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twitching

verb
present participle of twitch

Synonyms & Antonyms of twitching (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Twitching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/twitching. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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