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threshold

(Commencement), noun beginning, inception, onset, outbreak, overture, preamble, prologue, start

threshold

(Entrance), noun door, entrance way, entry, gateway, sill

threshold

(Verge), noun brink, edge
Associated concepts: monetary threshold
See also: boundary, cornerstone, entrance, margin, onset, outline, outset, start
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If I didn't have such a low pain threshold and if the make-up didn't take four hours to do, I'd make a sequel to 'Tootsie'," he said.
Loss of sleep has wide ranging effects, including daytime fatigue, physical discomfort, psychological stress, performance deterioration, low pain threshold and even increases absenteeism, it says.
Don't wait because the cancer spreads and all of a sudden you're in big trouble" Former footballer John Hartson on how he ignored a testicular lump "It was great being Jamie's bum double and he was absolutely lovely, very friendly" Chef Jamie Oliver's bum double and part-time actor Steve Clarke "Female redheads have large brains, are kind, generous and opinionated, but, yes, we suffer from a low pain threshold.
It lasted 15 hours and I have a very low pain threshold so it was quite traumatic for me.
Sadly not, having been ribbed by director of rugby Mike Ruddock about his low pain threshold the 24-year-old ended up back in the drink.

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