It was like witnessing the last two weeks of the life of a blind and toothless dog you knew the vet was just itching to destroy.
And then, after leaving the whole industry behind 15 years ago, finding himself now itching to get back into the biz again.
And of course, as schools open up again across the country, many high schoolers are itching with misgivings of their own.
itching for the erotic details of Jess and Nick's New Girl dalliance?
Conservative lawmakers are itching to oust Obama—but many still have a tough time finding anything nice to say about Romney.
And what shall Wat Tyler do that is no clerk, but one itching for war?
She is ever itching to break her peace-bands and be out and at the play.
I caused a blotched and itching rash to break out upon their skins, but I knew it would fade in fifteen days.
The skin of the hands becomes red, swollen, painful, and itching.
There may be also smarting, burning, or itching of the lids, and there is disinclination for any prolonged use of the eyes.
Old English gicce, from giccan (v.) "to itch" (see itch (v.)). Sense of "restless desire" is first attested 1530s; itching in this sense is from mid-14c.
Old English giccan "to itch," from West Germanic *jukkjan (cf. Middle Dutch jöken "to itch," Old High German jucchen, German jucken). Related: Itched; itching.
An irritating skin sensation causing a desire to scratch.
Any of various skin disorders, such as scabies, marked by intense irritation and itching.