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to make someone laugh a lot
to do silly things in order to make people laugh
to make someone start to laugh, cry, or talk a lot
to make someone giggle and be unable to stop
to make a group of people or an audience react in a very enthusiastic way, especially by laughing
informal if something such as a remark or an idea tickles you, you think it is funny
to start laughing, or to make someone laugh a lot
to behave in a way that is deliberately artificial, especially in order to make people laugh at traditional ideas about how men and women should behave
if something tickles your fancy, you like it or you think it is funny
an act of tickling someone
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