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n. (plural of pang English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: pang)


"Pangs" is the eighth episode of season 4 of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

On Thanksgiving, Buffy encounters the restless and vengeful spirit of a member of the aboriginal Chumash tribe, who were wiped out by white settlers. During a tense confrontation, the Slayer fights a losing battle against her formidable foe - but fortunately, a mysterious protector watches over her from the shadows.

Buffy scholar Rhonda V. Wilcox has written, "It is unquestionably one of the most controversial episodes of Buffy. It is also one of Buffy creator Joss Whedon's declared favorites.".

Usage examples of "pangs".

When the twilight of care, And the night of despair, Seem in my breast but joys to the pangs that rankle there.

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.

Yes, my friend, all the tortures that human tyranny can inflict would be ease, tranquillity, and delight, to the unspeakable pangs and horrors I have felt.

If you were acquainted with the unhappy fair, who hath fallen a victim to my mistake, you will have some idea of the insufferable pangs which I now feel in recollecting her fate.

As the slow shadows of the pointed grass Mark the eternal periods, his pangs pass, Slow, ever-moving,--making moments be As mine seem--each an immortality!

To soar unwearied, fearlessly to turn The keenest pangs to peacefulness, and taste The joys which mingled sense and spirit yield.

Numbers of all diseased--all maladies Of ghastly spasm, or racking torture, qualms Of heart-sick agony, all feverous kinds, Convulsions, epilepsies, fierce catarrhs, Intestine stone and ulcer, colic pangs, Demoniac frenzy, moping melancholy, And moon-struck madness, pining atrophy, Marasmus, and wide-wasting pestilence, Dropsies and asthmas, and joint-racking rheums.

Whatever trials, woes, measureless pangs, God might see fit to chastise her with, she would not shrink, if only at last she might come into His presence in heaven.

Angelique felt ihe usual pangs that were part of all her conversations vith Josette, but she also hugged to herself the delicioisly ironic coincidence that they might be neighbors some day.

At times she sensed his restlessness, or even his pangs of guilt, and the beginnings of anger would rise in her, but once he was in her arms, she knew he lost all desire to be elsewhere, and she always excused his moments of doubt as fleeting and unimportant.

I will not say that Juliet had not her respondent pangs of retrospective jealousy.

My stomach was clenching so desperately with hunger pangs that I felt nauseous.

The intensity of the pangs always seemed greatest when I had nothing else to occupy my mind.

The pangs of hunger had become such a constant that it seemed a normal state.

I knew that my rations were sufficient to my needs, and by that logic I could ignore my hunger pangs until I saw or smelled food.