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adjective as in anxious

adjective as in raring

noun as in ants in one's pants

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Example Sentences

A reaction may cause itching, redness, or an unsightly rash.

They are rushing to doctors for help, pleading for a cure to the painful itching.

This product is clinically shown to help reduce the itching and irritation of eczema.

It also has anti-inflammatory qualities and helps reduce itching.

The marks on their legs and arms looked like ant or mosquito bites, which can cause burning and itching, but usually subside within a week.

The Into the Woods director, it soon becomes clear, is itching to get something off his chest.

It was like witnessing the last two weeks of the life of a blind and toothless dog you knew the vet was just itching to destroy.

Itching for the erotic details of Jess and Nick's New Girl dalliance?

And of course, as schools open up again across the country, many high schoolers are itching with misgivings of their own.

American congressmen itching for a fight declared they would no longer eat French fries, only “freedom fries.”

My late distemper of heat and itching being come upon me again, so that I must think of sweating again as I did before.

In hay fever, the itching and redness of the eyes, nose, and throat are controlled from a sensitive point in the naso-pharynx.

I gravely placed a gold piece in his itching palm, asking, "What did they write on the walls?"

Itching and reddening of the skin commenced within twenty-four hours.

An itching red spot about the size of a dime was noticed in thirty-six hours, and it steadily increased in size.

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On this page you'll find 181 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to itching, such as: enthusiastic, impatient, keen, thirsty, agog, and ardent.

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