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Adjective
Impatient, or having a great desire or enthusiasm for something
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“He glanced up at the nervous Virrilian, who hovered over him as he worked, just itching to rush in and take over.”
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Having or encouraging an excessive interest in lustful matters
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Having or causing a tingling or itching sensation
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Defiantly aggressive or bad-tempered
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Sore, or tender, typically from injury, infection or illness
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A slight prickling or stinging sensation
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Fidgetiness
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Extreme greed, especially for wealth
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Adverb
In a state of high anticipation
Verb
Present participle for to be the site of or cause an itch
“They itch just like mosquito bites, but without the big slow mosquito to squish.”
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Present participle for to feel a restless or strong desire to do something
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“Occasionally, my hand would itch to write again.”
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Present participle for to annoy or irritate (someone)
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“The omission was a pathetic little gesture. But don't let it itch you. They're a buggy-whip factory, and you're makin' cars.”
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Present participle for to stroke or touch, especially in a manner that causes laughter and twitching
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Present participle for scratch or tear something with the claws or the fingernails
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