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

2 senses of urticate

Sense 1
urticate -- (whip with or as with nettles)
       => whip, lash -- (strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face")

Sense 2
nettle, urticate -- (sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation)
       => bite, sting, burn -- (cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face")

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