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Synonyms for prick

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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It's a sensor you wear on your arm that monitors your blood glucose instead of prick tests.
Almost all newborn babies in the Netherlands receive the heel prick. Their blood is tested for 19 serious, but treatable diseases.
"As a mother of a Type 1 diabetic, when you're having to finger prick eight to 10 times a night, it can be debilitating, invasive and painful and is especially bad when you're having to wake your child, so the quality of life is much better with the sensor.
In the next clip she proclaims what the product is, before she holds up the syringe again - and accidentally "pricks herself" with the sharp end of the implement.
I think the audience deserves to have a proper ending - like a flourish at the end of a symphony.' Look out for a scene in the first episode where tears do appear to prick Gently's eyes.
The new flash glucose monitoring system - that is worn on the upper arm - eliminates the discomfort associated with pricks; the sensor is a stick-on, needs to be changed every two weeks and is waterproof.
That's why in the cheesecake recipe you only prick the middle so the sides can puff up nicely.
Pathogenecity test was done by using healthy rhizome with the help of pin prick and incision method under aseptic condition.
Of the 530 children who had negative skin prick test results, the prevalence of peanut allergy after 60 months was 13.7% in the avoidance cohort and 1.9% in the consumption cohort (P < .001).
The victim was with his girlfriend when he felt a sharp prick and a stabbing puncture on his left tricep.
Skin-prick tests involve using extract from the suspected allergenic food in a device that dispenses a tiny amount during the prick. The blood-draw test involves measuring the amount of antibodies in the blood sample that recognize allergenic protein fragments called "epitopes." When an antibody called "immunoglobulin E" (IgE) binds to epitopes, the food is recognized as foreign by the immune system, and an allergic reaction occurs.
Effect of active tuberculosis on skin prick allergy tests and serum IgE levels.
Finer seeds should be sown in a tray, prick out the seedlings into more trays when they are large enough to handle.
Skin Prick Testing: The study has focused its entire findings on the results of skin prick tests.