face-ache

face-ache

n
1. (Physiology) neuralgia
2. slang an ugly or miserable-looking person
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In a back room, a high-shouldered man with a face-ache tied up in dirty flannel, who was dressed in old black clothes that bore the appearance of having been waxed, was stooping over his work of making fair copies of the notes of the other two gentlemen, for Mr.
It gave you the face-ache to look at his apples, the stomach-ache to look at his oranges, the tooth-ache to look at his nuts.
The kitchen-maid came next -- afflicted with the face-ache, and making no secret of her sufferings.
What remains constant, though, is you find yourself laughing throughout almost the whole of the show - with face-ache at the end.
This time I'd had this agonising face-ache for a week - and I'm not exaggerating, it felt like somebody had thumped me with a very large fist; in fact I was almost wishing they had; at least I'd then have a bruise and some sympathy.
Yet there is one problem with this dream of a car - face-ache.
However, if Vauxhall have any sense, they will ditch the company responsible for the pathetic voice-overs that produce a bigger cringe than Face-ache ever could.
It's not often you leave a theatre with face-ache due to laughing ( and if that is not the case here, then something is wrong with you.
Plus you can nominate your favourite face-aches to be put to a public vote.
There are already too many of Mother Nature's face-aches on BBC TV.