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ache

[āk]
(medicine)
A constant dull or throbbing pain.
References in classic literature ?
If she was late, he was impatient; when she had to go, he seemed forlorn; and when the tired head ached worst, she could always soothe him to sleep, crooning the old songs her father used to love.
His head and arms and shoulders ached, the small of his back ached, - he ached all over, and his brain was heavy and dazed.
She stretched her strong limbs that ached a little.