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Meaning of itch

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite;
           characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation;
           "he has a bad case of the itch" [syn: {scabies}, {itch}]
      2: a strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?" [syn:
         {urge}, {itch}]
      3: an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to
         scratch [syn: {itch}, {itchiness}, {itching}]
      v 1: scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don't scratch your
           insect bites!" [syn: {rub}, {scratch}, {itch}]
      2: have or perceive an itch; "I'm itching--the air is so dry!"
      3: cause to perceive an itch; "his skin itched"
      4: have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching
         to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight" [syn:
         {itch}, {spoil}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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