1. A sudden muscle spasm;
    Especially one caused by a nervous condition (synset 114385069)
  1. Make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion (synset 200009624)
    "his face is twitching"
  2. Move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions (synset 201895810)
    "The patient's legs were jerkings"
  3. Toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air (synset 201897594)
  4. Squeeze tightly between the fingers (synset 201459400)
    "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
  5. Move or pull with a sudden motion (synset 201451371)

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