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tick·ling

(tik'ling),
Denoting a peculiar itching or tingling sensation caused by excitation of surface nerves, as of the skin by light stroking.

tickling

a gentle stimulation of the skin surface that produces pleasurable reflexes.

tickling

(tik'ling)
Gentle stimulation of a sensitive surface and its reflex effect, such as involuntary laughter. Synonym: titillation

tick·ling

(tik'ling)
Denoting a peculiar itching or tingling sensation caused by excitation of surface nerves, as of the skin by light stroking.
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