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Synonyms for pricking

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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

Editors Contribution

  1. acupuncture

    to make a small hole in something with a sharp point.

    i pricked my finger on the needle while sewing.

    Submitted by JP03 on October 26, 2014  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pricking(a)

    Synonyms:
    poignant, sharp, piercing, stinging

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How to use pricking in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. William Shakespeare:

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

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

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

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