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tingle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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tingletin‧gle /ˈtɪŋɡəl/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 MIFEEL HOT/COLD/TIRED ETCif a part of your body tingles, you feel a slight stinging feeling, especially on your skin 🔊 My body tingled all over and I had a terrible headache.tingling feeling/sensation 🔊 Graham felt a tingling sensation in his hand.2 tingle with excitement/fear/anticipation etctingle noun [countable]
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tingleA slight breeze rose to cool his scalp, which had been sun-baked, then doused with water until it tingled.She felt heady with excitement, and her skin tingled.Berdichev shivered but stood straighter, his skin still tingling from the shower.Liz's fingernails were tingling, her nerves crawling with frustration.The next few days I felt a curious tingling, itching sensation on my face.Suspense in fiction, that tingling sensation that makes us keep turning the pages, seems to arise in two ways.With every nerve tingling she lowered her hand, barely feeling the comb bite into her palm as her grip tightened.Seldom will you encounter a character who will make your fingers tingle so much in anticipation of closing them around his neck.tingling feeling/sensationI don't know what to do and I've got this sort of tingling feeling.The lingering tingling sensations caused by the whip glowed all over her body.He explains how he felt a tingling sensation down his left-hand side but did not immediately call for help.Graham immediately felt a tingling sensation in his hand which quickly spread up his arm and into his chest.Eventually, when the pitch is low and the voice is forward, you will feel the tingling sensation on your lips.She felt him draw her closer up against his body - and suddenly a tingling sensation started somewhere inside her.Suspense in fiction, that tingling sensation that makes us keep turning the pages, seems to arise in two ways.
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Verb table
tingle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytingle
he, she, ittingles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytingled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tingled
he, she, ithas tingled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tingled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tingle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tingled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tingling
he, she, itis tingling
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you, we, theyare tingling
Past
I, he, she, itwas tingling
you, we, theywere tingling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tingling
he, she, ithas been tingling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tingling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tingling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tingling
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