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synonyms for tickling

  • caressing
  • stroking
  • titillation
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How to use tickling in a sentence

"That's right, too," agreed Mollie, a prickly sensation of pure fright tickling the roots of her hair.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Bumper felt a tickling sensation in his throat, and he wanted to gag, but the bill prevented him.
BUMPER, THE WHITE RABBITGEORGE ETHELBERT WALSH
The tickling went on for some time until Bumper, in spite of himself, began to gag and retch.
BUMPER, THE WHITE RABBITGEORGE ETHELBERT WALSH
In this connexion, I need merely allude to the production of voluptuous sensations by tickling the nape of the neck.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
Katie thrust her little prying fingers under Dotty's chin, tickling her, of course.
DOTTY DIMPLE AT HOMESOPHIE MAY
In both victims the poison-fangs are absolutely lifeless: tickling with a bit of straw never once succeeds in making them open.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
Whilst I was tickling its bushy tail, it turned round upon me, and gave me a severe bite in the calf of the leg.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
Not until she had thoroughly mastered the tickling in her nostrils did she glance forth again.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Who nevertheless dexterously retained Kur-Sachsen as ally; tickling the poor wretch with other baits.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Kur-Sachsen, as above hinted, was his most delicate operation, in the charming or trout-tickling way.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO TICKLING

  • crawling
  • crawly
  • prickling
  • tickling
  • tingling
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