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An uncomfortable sensation on the skin that causes a desire to scratch
“The itch was relieved and I was able to continue with my activities.”
A restless or strong desire to do something
“Personal relations have become restless, fretful, often disturbed by an itch for change and variety.”
Sexual appetite
“… had chaperones at the prom to discourage kids with an adolescent itch.”
Intense sexual desire
“… sailors on shore leave looking to satisfy the itch.”
Be the site of or cause an itch
“They itch just like mosquito bites but without the big slow mosquito to squish.”
Feel a restless or strong desire to do something
“I was itching to get involved.”
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