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prick

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  1. 1 a mark or small hole made by a pointed instrument the immunization shot left a prick on my arm that turned into a bruise Synonyms of prick perforation, pinhole, pinprick, punch, puncture, stab Words Related to prick gouge, groove, hollow; break, cut, gash, incision, laceration, notch, rent, rip, rupture, slash, slit, tear

  2. 2 a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body she felt a sharp prick when the nurse gave her the shot Synonyms of prick ache, pang, pain, shoot, smart, sting, stitch, throe, tingle, twingeWords Related to prick discomfort, distress, soreness, tenderness; affliction, agony, anguish, misery, sufferance, suffering, torment, torture; inflammation, sore, swelling; damage, detriment, harm, hurt, injury; backache, bellyache, charley horse, colic, complaint, earache, gripe, headache, stomachache, toothacheNear Antonyms of prick comfort, ease, easiness


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