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 for Twinged
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Twinge \Twinge\ (tw[i^]nj), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Twinged
     (tw[i^]njd); p. pr. & vb. n. Twinging.] [OE. twengen, AS.
     twengan; akin to OE. twingen to pain, afflict, OFries.
     thwinga, twinga, dwinga, to constrain, D. dwingen, OS.
     thwingan, G. zwingen, OHG. dwingan, thwingan, to press,
     oppress, overcome, Icel. [thorn]vinga, Sw. tvinga to subdue,
     constrain, Dan. tvinge, and AS. [thorn]["u]n to press, OHG.
     d[=u]hen, and probably to E. thong. Perhaps influenced by
     twitch. Cf. Thong.]
     1. To pull with a twitch; to pinch; to tweak.
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              When a man is past his sense,
              There's no way to reduce him thence,
              But twinging him by the ears or nose,
              Or laying on of heavy blows.          --Hudibras.
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     2. To affect with a sharp, sudden pain; to torment with
        pinching or sharp pains.
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              The gnat . . . twinged him [the lion] till he made
              him tear
              himself, and so mastered him.         --L'Estrange.
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