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Antonyms for pricking

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term pricking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prick, pricking(noun)

    the act of puncturing with a small point

    "he gave the balloon a small prick"

    Synonyms:
    bastard, shaft, cocksucker, shit, prick, dickhead, dent, tool, peter, incision, asshole, whoreson, scratch, dick, putz, slit, son of a bitch, pecker, cock

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pricking(a)

    Synonyms:
    poignant, sharp, piercing, stinging

How to use pricking in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare, "Macbeth", Act 4 scene 1:

    By the pricking of my thumbs,Something wicked this way comes. Open, locks, Whoever knocks!

  2. William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Act 1, Scene 2:

    If Love be rough with you, be rough with Love, prick Love for pricking, and you beat Love down.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. Open, locks, Whoever knocks

How to pronounce pricking?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say pricking in sign language?

  1. pricking

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