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tingle

tin·gle

tingle

 
 
pronunciation:
tIng gl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb, noun)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: tingled, tingles, tingling
definition 1: to feel a prickling or stinging sensation, esp. on the skin.
similar words:
crawl, creep, itch, prickle, smart, sting, tickle, vibrate
definition 2: to cause or produce this sensation.
The shaving lotion tingles.
similar words:
prickle, smart, sting, tickle
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a prickling or stinging sensation, esp. on the skin.
synonyms:
itch, prickle, sting
similar words:
pins and needles, smart, thrill, tickle
definition 2: the production of this sensation, as by cold, excitement, or the like.
synonyms:
thrill
similar words:
flutter, sting, throb
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derivations: tinglingly (adv.), tingler (n.)