Vellicate

Definition of Vellicate

Vel´li`cate
v. t.1.To twitch; to cause to twitch convulsively.
[imp. & p. p. Vellicated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Vellicating.]
Convulsions, arising from something vellicating a nerve in its extremity, are not very dangerous.
- Arbuthnot.
v. i.1.To move spasmodically; to twitch; as, a nerve vellicates.

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itch, tickle, titillate, twitch, twitching, vellication
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