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Adjective
Punctured by small holes
“People pricked by errant needles can get specialized treatment at the Post Exposition Centre of the St-Luc Hospital.”
Verb
Past tense for to pierce with a small and sharp point
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“Take out the stones with a silver toothpick or bodkin as gently as possible or, if this is too troublesome, prick the fruit with a needle.”
Verb
Past tense for to feel a sensation as though being pierced with a small and sharp point
“She felt her scalp prick and her palms were damp.”
Verb
Past tense for to erect or point upwards
“The trainer, a young woman in jodhpurs, is working on getting the mare to prick her ears for a click and a treat.”
Verb
Past tense for to provoke to action
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“They do not need the stimulus of an oath to prick them into action.”
Verb
Past tense for to cause mental or emotional discomfort to
“A few times a month, thoughts of her mother creep into her mind and prick her conscience.”
Verb
Past tense for to taunt or annoy someone
Verb
Past tense for to drive spiritually or urge someone on
Verb
Past tense for to undermine, especially someone's mood, ideas or feelings
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