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English definition of “twitch”

twitch

verb [T] (PULL)    /twɪtʃ/
to give something a sudden light pull: You'll feel something twitch the line when you get a fish.Pulling
(Definition of twitch verb (PULL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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