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1‘his body twitched and then lay still’
jerk, move convulsively, move spasmodically, spasm, convulse, flutter, quiver, tremble, shiver, quaver, shudder
2‘he twitched the note out of Ellie's hand’
snatch, pluck, pull, tug, tweak
1‘an involuntary twitch of her lips’
spasm, convulsive movement, convulsion, jerk, flutter, quiver, tremor, shiver, shudder
2‘he gave a twitch at his moustache’
pull, tug, tweak
3‘he felt a twitch of annoyance’
twinge, dart, stab, prick
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