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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of ache.


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  • Georgie stood out there longer than was comfortable, until her breasts ached from the chill and her hair felt as though it was shrinking.

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  • Every inch of me ached from the long hours of wandering and of mental anguish, and I was grateful for the rest which the car afforded me.

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  • Both his head and kidneys ached from the soup of chemicals he’d drank, sniffed and injected with the woman now sleeping naked in the next room.

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  • They were the thoughts of an elderly and irritable genius, whose bones ached from the Russian winter just as much as his hurt pride.

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  • People who are "born tired," who are neurasthenic and easily fatigued and "ached," are probably in a chronic state of self-poisoning due to some defect in their body-chemistry.

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  • The runners-upWill Moorfoot, 14The white light engulfs me in its warm surreal glow…Sweat poured profusely down my reddened face; my entire physique ached more and more by the second as I pushed my body to the brink refusing to give up.

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  • My head still ached, a sure sign of transfer sickness.

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  • My joints ached constantly, and my muscles became so tight that my girlfriend had to take my t-shirt off at night because I was no longer flexible enough to do so myself.

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  • Her flesh and her bones ached from contact with it.


  • After the first quick, biting sensation of cold, his feet had ached with a heavy, dull ache and were rapidly growing numb.

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