ache

All Noun Verb
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  • I never knew you could ache in so many places at once. Cited from The House of Torchy, by Sewell Ford
  • She looked at him with aching heart but she made no effort to stop him. Cited from Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • She said she had been aching for a china dog ever since she was born. Cited from A Woman Named Smith, by Marie Conway Oemler
  • His heart ached as he looked at her, she was so poor and so young. Cited from The Fallen Leaves, by Wilkie Collins
  • I can see now what it is that makes your head ache. Cited from Phineas Finn, by Anthony Trollope
  • Richard was growing so heavy and her arms ached so she could scarcely hold him. Cited from The Alchemist's Secret, by Isabel Cecilia Williams
  • So the boy takes hold and turns himself, till his little back aches. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V4
  • His head ached, and he could rest in no position he tried. Cited from The Marquis of Lossie, by George MacDonald
  • Every night my back aches so much that I cannot sleep for several hours. Cited from Rod of the Lone Patrol, by H. A. Cody
  • He suffered many heart-aches for the want of a father or mother. Cited from The Three Comrades, by Kristina Roy
  • But her head ached, and she dropped her face into her hands. Cited from The Splendid Idle Forties, by Gertrude Atherton
  • I saw him there myself; and my heart ached for him and you. Cited from The Crucifixion of Philip Strong, by Charles M. Sheldon
  • And she had said that, when his soul ached to have her near. Cited from The Trumpeter Swan, by Temple Bailey
  • I have a little boy of my own now, and my heart aches for you. Cited from Just David, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • But does it not make your fingers ache to play such difficult music? Cited from Piano and Song, by Friedrich Wieck
  • I thought it out till my head ached, and finally I got it right. Cited from Man With Two Left Feet, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • The lack of a family album for some reason put a little ache in her heart. Cited from The Ragged Edge, by Harold MacGrath
  • Just when they want to run and play, they must sit all day with aching feet. Cited from My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard, by Elizabeth Cooper
  • Her heart ached for an hour or two alone with her one-time friend of the forest. Cited from The Elephant God, by Gordon Casserly
  • My heart aches for your trouble, for these things are so hard when one is young. Cited from The Fortunes of the Farrells, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
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Meaning of ache

  • noun A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
  • verb Have a desire for something or someone who is not present
    She ached for a cigarette, I am pining for my lover
  • verb Be the source of pain