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tickle

(tĭk′l) [ME. tikelen]
1. Peculiar sensation caused by titillation or touching, esp. in certain areas of the body, resulting in reflex muscular movements, laughter, or other forms of emotional expression.
2. To arouse such a sensation by touching a surface lightly.
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THE Bard would have been tickled pink by the new look recently sported by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Woods would have been tickled pink by the Tiffany-, Jimmy Choo- and Dolce & Gabanna-themed dinner and dessert buffets.