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present participle of prickle
as in poking
to cause or experience an unpleasant feeling that is like the feeling of having many small, sharp points against your skin The burrs were prickling my arm. The wool sweater prickled my skin.

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“Prickling.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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