ache


ache
01. My thumb has really been [aching] since I shut the door on it.
02. The hockey player had a terrible [ache] in his shoulder after the game.
03. Her tooth was [aching] so much that she had trouble falling asleep.
04. When I had the flu, my skin felt very sensitive, and my muscles [ached] all over.
05. The runners soaked their [aching] feet in warm water after the race.
06. His neck [ached] after sleeping on the couch all night.
07. The woman's heart was [aching] with a mixture of sadness and happiness as she watched her daughter getting married.
08. Long after leaving the coast, she still [ached] for the smell of the ocean.
09. Our legs were [aching] after walking around the city all day shopping.
10. My ear really [aches]; I think I'd better see a doctor.
11. Henry Brooks Adams described love as an [ache] about the heart, never leaving one by night or day.
12. An Italian proverb observes that the comforter's head never [aches].
13. The [ache] in my arms has gone since I stopped playing tennis.
14. The [ache] in my lower back gets worse after I've been working at the computer for a while.
15. She rubbed his back to ease his [aching] muscles.
16. I've been feeling hot and [achy] since I woke up. I think I might have the flu.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ache — Ache, s. Aa …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • ache — [ aʃ ] n. f. • XIIe; lat. apia, fém. en lat. pop.; plur. de apium ♦ Plante ombellifère, herbacée, dont deux espèces sont cultivées comme alimentaires, le céleri à côtes et le céleri rave. ⊗ HOM. 1. H, hache, hasch. ● ache nom féminin (latin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ACHE — steht für: Ache, ein Flussname, der häufig in den Alpen auftaucht Berchtesgadener Ache, ein Fluss in Berchtesgaden, entsteht aus Königsseer Ache und Ramsauer Ache Bregenzer Ache, Zufluss des Bodensees Kitzbühler Ache, ein Fluss im Bezirk Kitzbühl …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ache — may refer to:* Ache (album), a You ve Got Foetus on Your Breath album * Ache Records, a Vancouver based record label * Ache, a chronic, painful sensation * The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)ee also* Aché, an indigenous ethnic… …   Wikipedia

  • Ache — Ache, n. [OE. ache, AS. [ae]ce, ece, fr. acan to ache. See {Ache}, v. i.] Continued pain, as distinguished from sudden twinges, or spasmodic pain. Such an ache in my bones. Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: Often used in composition, as, a headache, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ache — ⇒ ACHE, suff. Suff. dimin. ou augm., gén. péj., qui apparaît surtout dans des mots de lang. pop. : bravache « faux brave » gavache ,,il a dû désigner d abord les goitreux, jadis nombreux dans les montagnes (DAUZAT 1964); sens actuel « montagnard …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ache — Ache, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Ached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aching}.] [OE. aken, AS. acan, both strong verbs, AS. acan, imp. [=o]c, p. p. acen, to ache; perh. orig. to drive, and akin to agent.] To suffer pain; to have, or be in, pain, or in continued… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ache — Ache, m. penac. Tantost signifie une herbe que les Latins appellent, Apium, ou Olus atrum, Tantost et en matiere d arpentage une figure de champ raccourcie aux deux tenans ou abboutissans, ou à l un d iceux. Ainsi l on dit une piece de terre,… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • ache — ► NOUN ▪ a continuous or prolonged dull pain. ► VERB 1) suffer from an ache. 2) (ache for/to do) feel intense desire for or to do. DERIVATIVES aching adjective. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • AChE — AChE: Abk. für ↑ Acetylcholin Esterase. * * * Ache,   kleiner Fluss, Aa.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • ache — [n] sore feeling; dull pain anguish, hurt, misery, pang, pounding, smarting, soreness, spasm, suffering, throb, throbbing, throe, twinge; concepts 316,410,728 Ant. comfort, ease, health, relief ache [v] feeling soreness or dull pain, often… …   New thesaurus


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.