ache ache  /ˈeɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
  2. (v) feel physical pain
  3. (v) have a desire for something or someone who is not present
  4. (v) be the source of pain

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Usage(s):

  1. Few of the pains of inflation have so infuriated consumers as the ache in their sweet tooth caused by the astounding rise in sugar prices.
  2. But the ache had grown to pain, and the pain to agony.
  3. When Bono tears loose on U2's Bullet the Blue Sky, you can still hear the ache of fear in his voice, the closeness of the memory.

News

  1. Giants handle D’backs

    PHOENIX — A stomach ache struck Chad Gaudin just before he took the mound for San Francisco on Sunday. No matter. The Arizona Diamondbacks still could do little damage against the ailing right-hander.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: San Mateo Daily Journal

  2. Gaudin leaves Diamondbacks with sick feeling

    PHOENIX (AP) — A stomach ache struck Chad Gaudin just before he took the mound for San Francisco on Sunday. No matter. The Arizona Diamondbacks still could do little damage against the ailing right-hander.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Mohave Daily News

  3. Gaudin strong again, Giants beat Diamondbacks 6-2

    PHOENIX (AP) -- A stomach ache struck Chad Gaudin just before he took the mound for San Francisco on Sunday.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. Bush said: "As you draw closer to your families in the coming days, I ask you to reach out to those who ache for sons and daughters who are never coming home."
    on Apr 17, 2006 By: President Bush Source: 940 News

  2. "It's disappointing that we didn't win, and I ache for not having scored a goal," Jong added.
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Kim Jong Il Source: The Associated Press

  3. "There are no words that can ease the ache in your hearts," President Obama said Friday.
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

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