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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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Previous research has indicated that dancers develop high pain thresholds and push past their pain barriers.
They typically demonstrate aggression toward other dogs, unrelenting bravery, a high pain threshold and a willingness to fight to the death, the American Kennel Club reports on its Web site.
She said: "I have quite a high pain threshold but I knew it was hurting much more than it should be so I went for an MRI scan.
I normally have a fairly high pain threshold, but it literally felt as if my insides were about to come out and there was a tremendous pressure around my belly button.
Flournoy is well-known for his high pain threshold.
Mr Bowen said: "She was not a lady who easily complained, she had, in her husband's description, a very high pain threshold, but such was the pain she was in and her suffering at this time arrangements were made for her to be admitted.
I have a high pain threshold and I can strap up the finger when it's back in decent shape.
The Deputy said: "I have a very high pain threshold - but I'm certainly glad I don't have to do this every week.
He has a high pain threshold, and even drove home when he fractured his lower leg a couple of years ago, but this has been very different and he has needed the morphine.
Under the guidance of three expert tutors, Kasper will have to learn every move in the wrestlers armoury, as well as develop bags of attitude, and an uncharacteristically high pain threshold.

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