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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 study revealed that those with high schizotypal scores (meaning they were more prone to schizophrenia-like traits) didn't find self-tickling to be any less ticklish than being tickled by a third party.
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In addition to sponsorship, customers were asked to make a small donation to the charity for the boys' efforts, with every penny raised going towards the Tickled Pink Campaign.
"Our store makes a big effort in supporting Tickled Pink every year, it's a really good cause"
Q THIS probably sounds nuts, but I hate being tickled. It just does something to me and I can't describe the strange feeling it gives me.
She is backing the chain's Tickled Pink campaign - now in its 10th year - which raises funds for Breast Cancer Care and the Breast Cancer Campaign.
A raffle for the pounds 500 ring is being held by Asda in support of this year's Tickled Pink campaign which raises money for breast cancer care.
He explained, 'Everyone knows that you are more likely to feel ticklish if you are tickled by someone else than if you tickle yourself.
Another analyst of rat chirps, Jaak Panksepp of Bowling Green (Ohio) University, has recorded the animals' ultrasonic squeaks while he tickled them.
However, while some children enjoy being tickled, others do not -- and it's not that they're less ticklish than others.
Title: Cute Baby Raccoon Gets Tickled by Alyss Dickinson Starring: Four-week-old Japanese raccoon dog called Freddie and his owner's tickle fingers.