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1. An irritating skin sensation causing a desire to scratch.
2. Any of various skin disorders, such as scabies, marked by intense irritation and itching.
3. A restless desire or craving for something: an itch to travel.
v. itched, itch·ing, itch·es
a. To feel, have, or produce an itch.
b. To have a desire to scratch.
2. To have a persistent, restless craving.
1. To cause to itch.
2. To scratch (an itch).
[Middle English yicche, from Old English gicce, from giccan, to itch.]
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|Noun||1.||itching - an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch|
pruritus - an intense itching sensation that can have various causes (as by allergies or infection or lymphoma or jaundice etc.)
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itching[ˈɪtʃɪŋ] n → démangeaisons fpl
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n. sensación de picazón.
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itching, itchinessn picazón f comezón f to relieve the itching..aliviar la picazón (comezón)
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