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prick up

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prick up your ears

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  • listen carefully
  • attend
  • pay attention
  • begin to take notice
  • be all ears
  • concentrate on listening
  • pin your ears back
  • become attentive

Synonyms for prick

a sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury

a small mark or hole made by a sharp, pointed object

a sharp, pointed object

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a depression scratched or carved into a surface

the act of puncturing with a small point

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make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn

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cause a stinging pain

raise

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stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick

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cause a prickling sensation

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to cause a sharp emotional pain

deliver a sting to

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