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adjective as in burning

adjective as in itchy

Strongest match

noun as in itch

noun as in pins and needles


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Example Sentences

Little by little his nerves were quieted, his prickling senses went into a state of languid contemplation.

He forced his knees under the roots of the beating wings and dug heels into prickling hair.

It caused all but the bravest of the beasts, their hair prickling on their backs, to run in panic through the jungle darkness.

Another wave of prickling fire raced down his neck, as Lurgan Sahib moved his hand.

A prickling sensation down one entire side of his body was followed by a partial numbness and paralysis that alarmed him.

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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prickling, such as: biting, caustic, irritating, piercing, reeking, and sharp.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.