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  Words related to twitch

Related / Similar Words: twitching, vellication, jerk, pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, flip

 

Definition:
  • a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition;
  • make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching";
  • move or pull with a sudden motion;
  • squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle";
  • move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient''s legs were jerkings";
  • toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air;

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    Hyponyms: tic, blepharism, fibrillation, fasciculation, fibrillate, skitter, tweak

     

    Grouped Verbs: jerk

     

    Derivational Morphology: tickle, titillate, vellicate, jerk, jerking, jolt, twitching, vellication, claw, chela, nipper, pincer, squeeze, wring, squeezing, pinch, tweak, tug, pass, toss, flip

     

     
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