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1. tic

noun. ['ˈtɪk'] a local and habitual twitching especially in the face.

Synonyms

  • vellication
  • twitching

Antonyms

  • stand still

Etymology

  • tic (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Tic

  • realpolitik
  • ostpolitik
  • handpick
  • vanwyk
  • vanwyck
  • vandyck
  • strick
  • sprick
  • afflik
  • zwick
  • trick
  • swick
  • spic
  • smick
  • slick
  • schrick
  • schnick
  • schmick
  • schlick
  • quik
  • quick
  • prick
  • kwik
  • krick
  • klick
  • glick
  • fricke
  • frick
  • flick
  • dzik

Example sentences of the word tic


1. Adjective
This pain is called trigeminal neuralgia, also known as tic douloureux.

Quotes containing the word tic


1. ConnubialBecause with alarming accuracy she’d been identifying patterns I was unaware of—this tic, that tendency, like the way I've mastered the language of intimacy in order to conceal how I felt— I knew I was in danger of being terribly understood.
- Stephen Dunn

2. What Makes a Terrorist Tic {Couplet} "If you want to glimpse how dark I really am,Place me beside the brilliant words of our Holy Qur'an.
- Beryl Dov

2. tic-tac-toe

noun. a game in which two players alternately put crosses and circles in one of the compartments of a square grid of nine spaces; the object is to get a row of three crosses or three circles before the opponent does.

Synonyms

  • tit-tat-toe
  • ticktacktoe
  • board game
  • tick-tack-toe
  • noughts and crosses
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