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English definition of “ache”

ache

verb    /eɪk/
to have a continuous pain that is unpleasant but not usually strong : [I] They did pushups until their arms ached. [I] fig. Her heart ached (= She felt very sorry ) for the people who had lost their loved ones in the plane crash .
(Definition of ache verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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