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Synonyms of itching

Noun


1. itch, itchiness, itching, cutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensation

usage: an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch

Verb


1. rub, scratch, itch, irritate

usage: scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don't scratch your insect bites!"

2. itch, ache, smart, hurt

usage: have or perceive an itch; "I'm itching--the air is so dry!"

3. itch

usage: cause to perceive an itch; "his skin itched"

4. itch, spoil, desire, want

usage: have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight"

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