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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pang.


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  • Oh, how our heart panged for another silent party curated by Marina Abramovic.

    Scrounging for Swedish Fish at Sundance

  • My heart panged with some unidentifiable emotion and I touched the locket again.


  • My heart panged at the thought of Josh leaving Easton, and he seemed to notice the change in my expression.


  • The thought panged his heart, which only added to his catalog of aches.


  • Yet her stomach panged stubbornly, even as a wave of nausea washed over her.

    Raven Speak

  • If the gossip is to be believed, Bollywood actor Salman Khan had once asked Katrina to avoid working with Akshay Kumar due to the cramp of killing jealousy that panged acute in the heart of our Sallu bhai.

    Is a jealous partner danger to your career?

  • Now you and your intellectually hunger-panged loved one can have a nickname just like all those fancy Hollywood couples and their newfangled hybrid names.

    Celebrity Name Generator Perfect for People Who Have No Idea How the English Language Works | Best Week Ever

  • When reading Christopher Hitchens's article [ "Londonistan Calling," June] I was panged both by the extremisms that have grown so popular in a faith that is rarely understood (even by its most devout followers) and by Hitchens's inability to keep an angry bias from seeping through his words.

    August 2007: More letters to the editor

  • Castle; whereas, and behold, these London kirkyards are causeyed with through-stanes, panged hard and fast thegither; and my cloak being something threadbare, made but a thin mattress, so I was fain to give up my bed before every limb about me was crippled.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • And for the first time I realized something ... that panged me like an overwhelming sense of tragedy ...

    ugotsoul Diary Entry


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