Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb titillate

2 senses of titillate

Sense 1
tickle, titillate, vellicate -- (touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements)
       => itch -- (have or perceive an itch; "I'm itching--the air is so dry!")

Sense 2
titillate -- (excite pleasurably or erotically; "A titillating story appeared in the usually conservative magazine")
       => stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir -- (stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country")

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