Definition of twitch:
rack, jerk, crush, shove, force, riff, squelch, wriggle, start, toss, press, alternate, cabbage, hoick, convulse, interchange, flutter, flip-flop, sting, wrench, snip, flicker, prick, lunge, coerce, dive, buck, repetition, stuff, tweet, filch, squirm, contort, pitch, flounder, rush, tack, thumb, lurch, hook, fiddle, lift, tic, thrust, mash, flick, hug, extort, vellicate, clip, come at, squiggle, tremor, embrace, spring, tug, top, flip over, pressure, twirp, bosom, tic, thresh, move, compact, purloin, hitch, vellication, fit, snarf, turn over, twist, drag, swipe, pluck at, wedge, writhe, contortion, nip, throw, pinch, hale, squeeze, twinge, crimp, heave, compress, leaf, nobble, push, abstract, riffle, fidget, jiggle, twitching, constrict, yank, convulsion, fidgety, tow, snap, flip out, tear at, switch, trail, jig, thrash, gouge, jump, wring, nip off, dance, pilfer, spasm, dart, wiggle, sky, flip, sneak, snip off, squash, contract, thrill, pull, flail, strain.
- "Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp", Horatio Alger, Jr..
- "East Lynne", Mrs. Henry Wood.
I seed Archibald Shott turn white anÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ twitch- lipped, anÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ I minds me now, sir, that he fidgeted somewhat about his hip; but beinÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ all friends aboard, sir, shipped from near- by harbors, why, it jusÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ didnÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ t jump into my mind that he was up tÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ anything more deadly than givinÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ a hitch to his trousers.- "Every Man for Himself", Norman Duncan.