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Princeton's WordNet

  1. itch, itchiness, itching(noun)

    an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch

    urge, itch, itchiness, scabies

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. itching(n.)


  2. itching(n.)

    craving, longing, strong desire

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. itching(a)

    tingling, prurient

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pruritus, itch, itchy, rash

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  1. Sapna Westley:

    The cold is vasoconstricting, so it reduces the amount of blood flowing to the bite area to reduce swelling and itching.

  2. Jill Waibel:

    The first improvements we usually see in our burn and trauma patients is their itching and their pain is decreased, then a few weeks after the laser, you'll see an improvement in the texture (of the skin.) It'll get smoother. And somewhere in between there, range of motion will improve. We have patients that call us literally the next day to say, 'I can move my arm. I haven't been able to do this in 10 years.'.

  3. Gretchen Whitmer:

    I know that some people are angry and I know many are feeling restless. I know that people are itching to get back to work, i get it, and I respect it. And it's okay to feel that way. ... Unfortunately, the only way we can get through this and take the next steps forward, is if we all continue to do our part.

  4. Mary Jane Minkin:

    The vulva and vagina are some of the most sensitive tissues in the body to any allergies, so many people get bubble baths [as gifts], which leads to a lot of itching and burning because a lot of the agents are allergens.

  5. New York:

    Democrats are itching to investigate him on immigration, he will face questions and hearings about the travel ban, about his decision to end DACA, about his decision to revamp the asylum system.

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