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  Words related to itch

Related / Similar Words: itchiness, itching, urge, scabies, spoil, rub, scratch

 

Definition:
  • an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch;
  • a strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?";
  • a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation; "he has a bad case of the itch";
  • have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight";
  • scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don''t scratch your insect bites!";
  • have or perceive an itch; "I''m itching--the air is so dry!";

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    Hyponyms: pruritus, tickle, titillate, vellicate, tingle, prickle

     

    Derivational Morphology: rub, scratch, spoil, urge, itchiness, itching, scabies, abrasion, scrape, excoriation, scratcher, wipe

     

    Anagrams: chit

     

     
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