Crossword clues for pang
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
pang \pang\ (p[a^]ng), n. [Prob. for older prange. Cf. Prong.] A paroxysm of extreme pain or anguish; a sudden and transitory agony; a throe; as, the pangs of death.
Syn: Agony; anguish; distress. See Agony.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1520s, "sudden physical pain," of unknown origin, perhaps related to prong (prongys of deth is recorded from mid-15c.). Reference to mental or emotional pain is from 1560s. Related: Pangs.
n. 1 (context often pluralized English) paroxysm of extreme physical pain or anguish; sudden and transitory agony; throe 2 (context often pluralized English) A sharp, sudden feeling of a mental or emotional nature, as of joy or sorrow vb. (context transitive English) to torment; to torture; to cause to have great pain or suffering
Pang may refer to:
Pang is a Chinese surname. Alternative forms of romanization include Peng .
In the game, the Buster brothers must finish a round-the-world quest to destroy bouncing balloons that are terrorizing several of Earth's landmarks and cities. The fight to save the Earth begins on Mt. Fuji, Japan, where the brothers must pass all three stages before moving on to the next location. The basic gameplay is identical to a much earlier 1983 Japanese computer game called Cannon Ball (also released in 1983 on the ZX Spectrum as Bubble Buster). Cannon Ball was made by Japanese publishers Hudson Soft, and possibly inspired Mitchell Corp. to make Buster Bros. six years later.
Conversions for home systems were produced by Ocean Software in 1990 for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga, MS-DOS and Atari ST.
Usage examples of "pang".
Hast thou plunged thy house in calamity, and will no worthier wish occur to thee, than to leave it to its sorrows and distress, with the aggravating pangs of causing thy afflicting, however blamable self-desertion?
On the other hand, if the animal is sensible to pain, the stimulation of sensory nerves, or any sharp or sudden pang, TEND TO CAUSE A RISE IN THE PRESSURE OF THE BLOOD, unless the creature has become exhausted by the experimentation to which it has been subjected.
I have confided in her, and she promised me that when I felt the pangs coming on she would give that malicious woman a sporific, and thus we should be freed from all fears of her.
For a moment a pang of superstitious fear shot through Masson, and then rage replaced it as he realised the significance of the sound.
She saw his hand tighten on the leather thong and she felt a quick pang offear, but she did not move.
The morning brings cares, and although with rebraced energies and renovated strength, then is the season that we are best qualified to struggle with the harassing brood, still Ferdinand Armine, the involved son of a ruined race, seldom rose from his couch, seldom recalled consciousness after repose, without a pang.
I was restrained by my niggard fortune from making a tender worthy of your acceptance, I combated with my inclinations, and bore without repining the pangs of hopeless love.
He remembered with a pang of shame the first day with his master, after they had escaped The Crossed Axes, when he had poured scom upon the unchanged refugees who camped by the widening margin of the river.
Elizabeth had already divested herself of hat, coat, and jacket, and Marina found herself eyeing the fashionable emerald trumpet skirt with its trimming of black soutache braid and the cream silk shirtwaist with its softening fall of Venice lace with a pang of envy.
Blake stifled a pang for his own nurse, who had been dearer than his mother when he was young.
I experienced a sudden pang as I realized he was expecting to see Trixy, who had always accompanied me wherever I went on the property.
Yet it caused her a pang to contemplate a day unbrightened by a glimpse of his delightfully homely face, his green eyes and dark hair.
He felt a strange pang as it disappeared, of loss unrecovered, of finality.
Seeing the familiar aircraft reminded her, with a fleeting but bitter pang, of those golden untroubled days before October 1929, before that black Friday of evil reputation.
She felt more than one pang of conscience as she agreed that Wickham was, indeed, abovestairs at that very moment, and, was moreover, slightly wounded from an accidentally self-inflicted gunshot.