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tingle

[ ting-guhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF tingle

Synonyms for tingle

  • creep
  • itch
  • prickle
  • shiver
  • sting
  • thrill
  • throb
  • tickle
  • twitter
  • get excited
  • have goose bumps
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TINGLE

He felt it rather than saw it, and it kept a tingle in his blood.

The Book is full of the tingle and even the roar of the life out of which it was born.

Her tone was gentle as a caress, and it made him tingle to his finger-tips.

Such a tingle shot up Gibson's spine that he was sure he must have jumped.

Your ears, tingle with the feel of it: your head rings with it.

I was, as you may imagine, all in a tingle to know what it was that he wanted with me.

Dull indeed must be that man whose blood does not tingle with anticipation.

Gyp declared, afterwards, that the announcement had made her tingle to her toes!

His feet began to tingle and he knew that they were not frozen.

Then it came to her, with a flush that made her tingle all over, that she was spying on him.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to have a ringing sensation when hearing something," later "to have a stinging or thrilling feeling," variation of tinkelen (see tinkle). Related: Tingled; tingling. The noun is first recorded 1700.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TINGLE

bite

verbcorrode, eat away
  • burn
  • consume
  • decay
  • decompose
  • deteriorate
  • dissolve
  • eat into
  • engrave
  • erode
  • etch
  • oxidize
  • rot
  • rust
  • scour
  • sear
  • slash
  • smart
  • sting
  • tingle
  • wear away

clinking

nounbang against, ring
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