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'Titillate'

Definition of 'titillate'
From: WordNet
verb
Touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements [syn: tickle, titillate, vellicate]
verb
Excite pleasurably or erotically; "A titillating story appeared in the usually conservative magazine"
Definition of 'Titillate'
From: GCIDE
Titillate \Tit"il*late\ (t[i^]t"[i^]l*l[=a]t), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Titillated (t[i^]t"[i^]l*l[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Titillating.] [L. titillatus, p. p. of titillare.]
1. To tickle; as, to titillate the nose with a feather. [1913 Webster]
The pungent grains of titillating dust. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
2. To arouse an agreeable sensation in; as, to titillate one's imagination; to titillate one's audience; to titillate the senses. [PJC]
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