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
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Thus, "bodies which are rough and angular, rouse and vellicate the organs of feeling, causing a sense of pain" (151); while the "affections of the smell and taste, when they are in their full force, and lean directly upon the sensory, are simply painful, and accompanied with no sort of delight" (85).