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See definition of prickling on Dictionary.com
  • as inburning
  • as initchy
  • as initch
  • as inpins and needles

synonyms for prickling

  • biting
  • caustic
  • irritating
  • piercing
  • reeking
  • sharp
  • smarting
  • tingling
  • acrid
  • painful
  • pungent
  • tingling
  • crawling
  • crawly
  • tickling

antonyms for prickling

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  • bland
  • calm
  • kind
  • mild
  • nice
    • dislike
    • hate
    • hatred
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      How to use prickling in a sentence

      Little by little his nerves were quieted, his prickling senses went into a state of languid contemplation.
      THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
      He forced his knees under the roots of the beating wings and dug heels into prickling hair.
      THE PIEBALD HIPPOGRIFFKAREN ANDERSON
      It caused all but the bravest of the beasts, their hair prickling on their backs, to run in panic through the jungle darkness.
      THE LINKALAN EDWARD NOURSE
      Another wave of prickling fire raced down his neck, as Lurgan Sahib moved his hand.
      KIMRUDYARD KIPLING
      A prickling sensation down one entire side of his body was followed by a partial numbness and paralysis that alarmed him.
      THROUGH APACHE LANDSR. H. JAYNE
      For a brief instant he felt an odd prickling sensation move along his spine.
      THE LONE RANGER RIDESFRAN STRIKER
      Prickling with shame over the explanation which she tried stumblingly to make, her impulse was to catch at the one Garth offered.
      VISION HOUSEC. N. WILLIAMSON
      Carley, clutching her support, with abated breath and prickling skin, gazed in fascinated suspense over the rim of the gorge.
      THE CALL OF THE CANYONZANE GREY
      The numbness had become a prickling agony when he heard the Mexican splashing through the river to begin his search.
      EMPIRE BUILDERSFRANCIS LYNDE
      The rain poured down his face and stung him in a thousand prickling points.
      HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, OCTOBER 22, 1895VARIOUS
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      WORDS RELATED TO PRICKLING

      • acrid
      • biting
      • caustic
      • irritating
      • painful
      • piercing
      • prickling
      • pungent
      • reeking
      • sharp
      • smarting
      • tingling
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