To sting or whip with or as if with nettles.(verb-transitive)
To produce a stinging or itching sensation.(verb-intransitive)
Characterized by the presence of hives.(adjective)
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Use "urticate" in a sentence
"He mispronounced quite common words: urticate, salpinx, bordereau."