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  Definition of twitch
  1. a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
  2. make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching"
  3. move or pull with a sudden motion
  4. squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
  5. move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient''s legs were jerkings"
  6. toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
Similar Words: twitching, vellication, jerk, pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, flip

 

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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