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  Definition of Bristle
  1. a stiff hair
  2. a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic
  3. rise up as in fear; "The dog''s fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one''s hair uprise!"
  4. be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"
Similar Words: uprise, stand up, abound, burst

 

Part Meronyms: brush

 

Derivational Morphology: uprise, stand up, burst, fit

 

Anagrams: blister

 

 
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