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Physical SensationPlay
Use 'tingle' for describing a mild, prickling physical sensation, often neutral or slightly unpleasant. SlideAfter the snowball fight, my cheeks started to tingle.
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Not PainfulPlay
'Tingle' is less intense than 'pain' and not used for serious discomfort. SlideWhen I rest my arm too long, it starts to tingle.
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Temporary FeelingPlay
'Tingle' usually refers to a temporary feeling that comes and goes. SlideMy legs tingle after I stand up, but it fades quickly.