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Word: pang

Definition: sudden sharp feeling of pain


Sentences Containing 'pang'

After a short recovery from their long list, Alice decides that she will identify the cats by naming one Ping and one Pang.
Among Yao's current and former students are Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo, whom he coached to three Olympic medals (two bronzes, one gold) and seven World medals; Pang Qing Tong Jian; Zhang Dan Zhang Hao; Dong Huibo Wu Yiming; Li Jiaqi Xu Jiankun; and Zhang Yue Wang Lei.
And in confirmation of the truth of what I say, let me repeat to thee a stanza made by the famous poet Luigi Tansillo at the end of the first part of his 'Tears of Saint Peter,' which says thus: The anguish and the shame but greater grew In Peter's heart as morning slowly came; No eye was there to see him, well he knew, Yet he himself was to himself a shame; Exposed to all men's gaze, or screened from view, A noble heart will feel the pang the same; A prey to shame the sinning soul will be, Though none but heaven and earth its shame can see.
And to the pang of a friend disgracing herself and sunk in her esteem, was added the distressing conviction that it was impossible for that friend to be tolerably happy in the lot she had chosen.
At this moment of mortal anguish the cold sweat came forth upon his brow, a pang stronger than death clutched at his heart strings.
Based on the novel of the same name by Alex Garland, it is directed by Oxide Pang.
Both musicians have had experience with other projects, such as Mast's E*vax and King Pang and Stroud's stage work with Dashboard Confessional. Stroud has also recorded with Ben Kweller on On My Way.
He is a former Shanxi wushu team athlete trained by the coaches Pang Lin Tai and Zhang Ling Mei.
I cannot leave him even now, without remembering with a pang, at once his modest fortitude and his great sorrow.
In an instant's compass, great hearts sometimes condense to one deep pang, the sum total of those shallow pains kindly diffused through feebler men's whole lives.
It is strongly advised not to sleep in Sarchu or Pang on the upward journey (towards Leh) as it can cause acute mountain sickness: headache, nausea, dizziness and vomiting.
It was a great pity; for it did nobody any worthy service, and it sent a pang deep into a good man's heart.
It was stated that one of the two lead actors was to be Qian Zhijun, the teenager whose face was behind the "Xiao Pang" internet phenomenon, while other roles would be played by established Hong Kong movie stars.
Manali – Rohtang Jot - Gramphu - Kokhsar - Tandi - Keylong - Jispa - Darcha – Zingzingbar - Baralacha La - Bharatpur - Sarchu (state border) - Gata Loops - Nakee La - Lachulung La - Pang - More Plains - Tanglang La - Gya - Upshi - Karu - Leh Distances.
Other festivals observed in the Enchey Monastery are: the Singhe Chaam performed once every three years, Pang Lhabsol commemorating the swearing of blood-brotherhood between the Bhutias and Lepchas in the presence of Khangchendzonga as witness.
Ping and Pang recite the poem "The Sands of Dee"; Pang forgets the last word of the poem, prompting a duel between them.
Shortly before his death, he said that the "last pang of life was parting with her."
Sun Bin and Pang Juan, two famous strategists of the Warring States period (475-221 BC) studied military affairs from Gui Guzi at Daxian Cave in Dangyang.
The countess left with an indescribable pang in her heart, and before she had taken ten steps the count saw her raise her handkerchief to her eyes.
The distance from Lachalang La pass to the Tanglang La pass is via Pang.
The names were Peggy Aleixo, Colette Askeland, Bill Atkinson, Steve Balog, Bob Belleville, Mike Boich, Bill Bull, Matt Carter, Berry Cash, Debbie Coleman, George Crow, Donn Denman, Christopher Espinosa, Bill Fernandez, Martin Haeberli, Andy Hertzfeld, Joanna Hoffman, Rod Holt, Bruce Horn, Hap Horn, Brian Howard, Steve Jobs, Larry Kenyon, Patti King, Daniel Kottke, Angeline Lo, Ivan Mach, Jerrold Manock, Mary Ellen McCammon, Vicki Milledge, Mike Murray, Ron Nicholson Jr, Terry Oyama, Benjamin Pang, Jef Raskin, Ed Riddle, Brian Robertson, Dave Roots, Patricia Sharp, Burrell Smith, Bryan Stearns, Lynn Takahashi, Guy (Bud) Tribble, Randy Wigginton, Linda Wilkin, Steve Wozniak, Pamela Wyman, and Laszlo Zidek.
Thus, Ping and Pang begin to step away from each other, but before their duel begins, the sky darkens and rains down cats and dogs.
Together with Yao Jie, Larisa Griga, Dicky Palyama and Eric Pang the final was lost against the team of NL Primoriye.
When the peculiar shower of animals has stopped, Ping and Pang realize that they must attend the "vote."
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