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  Definition of prickle
  1. a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf
  2. make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn; "The nurse pricked my finger to get a small blood sample"
  3. cause a stinging or tingling sensation
  4. cause a prickling sensation
Similar Words: spine, thorn, pricker, sticker, prick, tingle

 

Hyponyms: glochidium, glochid, needle

 

Derivational Morphology: stick, prick, spine, thorn, pricker, sticker, bradawl, pricking, incision, scratch, slit, dent, prickling, tingle, tingling, frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill

 

 
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