vellicate


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vellicate

(ˈvɛlɪˌkeɪt)
vb
rare to twitch, pluck, or pinch
[C17: from Latin vellicāre, from vellere to tear off]
ˌvelliˈcation n
ˈvellicative adj

vellicate


Past participle: vellicated
Gerund: vellicating

Imperative
vellicate
vellicate
Present
I vellicate
you vellicate
he/she/it vellicates
we vellicate
you vellicate
they vellicate
Preterite
I vellicated
you vellicated
he/she/it vellicated
we vellicated
you vellicated
they vellicated
Present Continuous
I am vellicating
you are vellicating
he/she/it is vellicating
we are vellicating
you are vellicating
they are vellicating
Present Perfect
I have vellicated
you have vellicated
he/she/it has vellicated
we have vellicated
you have vellicated
they have vellicated
Past Continuous
I was vellicating
you were vellicating
he/she/it was vellicating
we were vellicating
you were vellicating
they were vellicating
Past Perfect
I had vellicated
you had vellicated
he/she/it had vellicated
we had vellicated
you had vellicated
they had vellicated
Future
I will vellicate
you will vellicate
he/she/it will vellicate
we will vellicate
you will vellicate
they will vellicate
Future Perfect
I will have vellicated
you will have vellicated
he/she/it will have vellicated
we will have vellicated
you will have vellicated
they will have vellicated
Future Continuous
I will be vellicating
you will be vellicating
he/she/it will be vellicating
we will be vellicating
you will be vellicating
they will be vellicating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vellicating
you have been vellicating
he/she/it has been vellicating
we have been vellicating
you have been vellicating
they have been vellicating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vellicating
you will have been vellicating
he/she/it will have been vellicating
we will have been vellicating
you will have been vellicating
they will have been vellicating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vellicating
you had been vellicating
he/she/it had been vellicating
we had been vellicating
you had been vellicating
they had been vellicating
Conditional
I would vellicate
you would vellicate
he/she/it would vellicate
we would vellicate
you would vellicate
they would vellicate
Past Conditional
I would have vellicated
you would have vellicated
he/she/it would have vellicated
we would have vellicated
you would have vellicated
they would have vellicated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vellicate - touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
itch - have or perceive an itch; "I'm itching--the air is so dry!"
2.vellicate - irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear; "smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth"; "the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back"
irritate - excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus; "irritate the glands of a leaf"