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Overview of noun itch

The noun itch has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. scabies, itch

(a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation; "he has a bad case of the itch")

2. urge, itch

(a strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?")

3. itch, itchiness, itching

(an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch)


Overview of verb itch

The verb itch has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) rub, scratch, itch

(scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don't scratch your insect bites!")

2. (1) itch

(have or perceive an itch; "I'm itching

3. itch

(cause to perceive an itch; "his skin itched")

4. itch, spoil

(have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight")

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