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Synonyms for aching

Noun

1. ache, aching, pain, hurting
usage: a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain

Verb

1. hurt, ache, suffer, perceive, comprehend
usage: feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"
2. ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish, hanker, long, yearn
usage: have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
3. ache, smart, hurt, cause to be perceived
usage: be the source of pain

Adjective

1. aching, achy, painful (vs. painless)
usage: causing a dull and steady pain; "my aching head"; "her old achy joints"
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