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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of twitch.


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  • – Besides, into the bargain, my cap's quite gone: where the villain twitched it, I don't know; but I never see no more of it from that time to this.

    Evelina: or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World 1778

  • His face, having passed from under the control of his intellect, was haggard and harassed, the muscles of expression twitched and jumped.

    If You Touch Them They Vanish Gouverneur Morris 1914

  • Liam - I also "twitched" at that; but I think it is true that the anglo-spiky use of "Roman" is a particularly English phenomenon.

    Rome experience 2009

  • I mean, he kind of twitched and I looked down at him and his right eye was kind of bulging out.

    CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2007 2007

  • Then Arminel’s expression twitched, just for an instant.

    The Dreaming Void Hamilton, Peter F. 2007

  • I couldn't believe how cute she was, and then she did this thing where she kind of twitched her nose from side to side, and that was officially the cutest thing I've ever seen. - Because visibility matters 2009

  • Her eyes twitched like live animals, and her fingers grasped at the sheets, then relaxed.

    Choker Elizabeth Woods 2011

  • At last, the snake slumped to the ground and twitched to stillness.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny J. Robert King 2011

  • Its swollen abdomen twitched as a dripping stinger slid forth.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny J. Robert King 2011

  • Samson twitched his tail back and forth, and Zoe scooped him up, cradling him like a baby.

    Choker Elizabeth Woods 2011


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