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

  Ache \Ache\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Ached; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Aching.] [OE. aken, AS. acan, both strong verbs, AS. acan,
     imp. [=o]c, p. p. acen, to ache; perh. orig. to drive, and
     akin to agent.]
     To suffer pain; to have, or be in, pain, or in continued
     pain; to be distressed. "My old bones ache." --Shak.
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           The sins that in your conscience ache.   --Keble.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aching \Ach"ing\, a.
     That aches; continuously painful. See Ache. --
     Ach"ing*ly, adv.
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           The aching heart, the aching head.       --Longfellow.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  aching
      adj 1: causing a dull and steady pain; "my aching head"; "her
             old achy joints" [syn: aching, achy]
      n 1: a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain [syn:
           ache, aching]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  89 Moby Thesaurus words for "aching":
     Heimweh, ache, achy, afflictive, algetic, angina, backache,
     bellyache, blow, cephalalgia, chilblains, chill, chilliness,
     chilling, cold creeps, cold shivers, colic, collywobbles, cramp,
     creeps, cryopathy, cut, desiderium, distress, dithers, dolor,
     duck bumps, earache, fret, frostbite, gnawing, goose bumps,
     goose pimples, gooseflesh, grief, gripe, gripes, gut-ache,
     hankering, headache, heartburn, hemicrania, homesickness, honing,
     horripilation, hurt, hurtful, hurting, injury, kibe, languishing,
     languishment, lesion, longing, mal du pays, maladie du pays,
     megrim, migraine, nasty blow, nostalgia, nostomania, odontalgia,
     otalgia, pain, pang, passion, pining, pyrosis, shivering, shivers,
     shock, sick headache, sore, sore spot, spasm, splitting headache,
     stomachache, stress, stress of life, stroke, suffering,
     tender spot, throbbing pain, throes, toothache, wound, wrench,
     yearning, yen
  
  

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