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Body Part SpecificPlay
Ache often refers to pain in a specific part of the body rather than general pain. SlideShe had an intense headache.
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Persistent PainPlay
'Ache' implies a lasting pain, less severe than sharp or sudden pain. SlideHis toothache wouldn't go away.
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Ache is less intense than agony or torment but can be constant. SlideThe dull ache in her shoulder persisted.