She was left with an aching desire to turn back time and stop the progression of that clock.
Today, though our hearts are aching, we need to look up, where he is undoubtedly perched in a crescent moon, and we need to smile.
Liberals are aching to see a Democratic president really tackle these issues in an aggressive way.
The organization has been aching to move against the judiciary for some time, he said.
These spectacles are planned with aching attention to detail.
He lowered his head, and rested his aching brow against her cool, white hand.
After two hours' work, however, his back was aching and his hands were sore.
Rolling heavily to one side with a groan of pain forced from him by his aching head, he felt the cold chill of a stone floor.
"Well, there it is," said Mayne, straightening up to ease his aching back.
It was there, want, aching in her heart, as she drew into her nostrils this strange and wealthy atmosphere.
Old English acan "to ache, suffer pain," from Proto-Germanic *akanan, perhaps from a PIE root *ag-es- "fault, guilt," represented also in Sanskrit and Greek, perhaps imitative of groaning. The verb was pronounced "ake," the noun "ache" (as in speak/speech) but while the noun changed pronunciation to conform to the verb, the spelling of both was changed to ache c.1700 on a false assumption of a Greek origin (specifically Greek akhos "pain, distress," which is rather a distant relation of awe (n.)). Related: Ached; aching.
early 15c., æche, from Old English æce, from Proto-Germanic *akiz, from same source as ache (v.).
A dull persistent pain. v. ached, ach·ing, aches
To suffer a dull, sustained pain.