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  Words related to vellicate

Related / Similar Words: pinch, tickle, titillate

 

Definition:
  • irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear; "smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth"; "the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back";
  • touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements;

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    Derivational Morphology: pinch, tweak, nip, twitch, twitching, vellication, tickle, tickling, titillation

     

    Anagrams: vacillate, Levitical

     

     
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