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twitching

twi ching

  • n  a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
  • v  make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
    his face is twitching
  • v  move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions
  • v  toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
  • v  squeeze tightly between the fingers
  • v  move or pull with a sudden motion

  • The puppies three males and three females named Autumn, Ayumi, Amaya, Aki, Akoni, Ando spend most of their time sleeping, but there is enough twitching, scratching, yawning .
  • Three-year-old Samo scurries across a grassy field, his nose twitching furiously.
  • There was no denying that over 4,500 Utah sheep had staggered, fallen and diedtheir feet twitching spasmodically and some frothing at the mouth.
Quotes

  • Roy Halladay in SI.com
    After (Thursday's) game I felt some twitching and stuff,said Halladay, who turned 30 on Monday. "It wasn't painful but next morning I felt sharp pain."
  • Lee Westwood in BBC Sport
    I don't think I've ever been as nervous as I was coming down the last needing to make a par,Westwood recalled. "If you watch the TV pictures you will probably see that my knees were twitching. The two-foot putt I had to hole looked as if...
  • Luke Donald in SkySports
    I didn't want to risk it,Donald said immediately afterwards. "I felt a little twitching and I wanted to play it safe so I conceded the match. When I rotate the wrist I feel a little bit of a popping sensation. I didn't get to that stage...

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