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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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References in periodicals archive ?
In incision method, a dip cut of about 5 mm was made on the side of the individual rhizome with the help of a flame sterilized spear head needle In case of pin prick method, sterilized rhizomes were pricked individually 3-4 times with the help of a flamed needle.
Unfortunately, physicians and technicians at the National Institute of Health, Islamabad, are unaware of the basic requirements of even performing a skin prick test, leave alone it's interpretation.
Patients who had one or more risk factors for diabetes, such as family history, being aged over 40, or being overweight, were offered a simple finger prick test to assess the blood glucose levels.
All patients had been strictly avoiding egg in their diet because of allergy confirmed by a history of reaction to egg, skin prick testing, and/or egg-specific IgE.
To detect nitrile hypersensitivity, "we came up with a new skin prick test," he said.
Material and Method: Skin prick test results of patients with asthma, allergic rhinitis, chronic urticaria, and atopic dermatitis at Dortyol State Hospital Pulmonary Disease and Dermatology outpatient clinics between January 2008 and December 2008.
As I have already said from the start: my father was a prick.
Until further notice, his role of Kenneth Halliwell in the West End production of Prick Up Your Ears will be played by his understudy, Michael Chadwick.
Summary: Horror fans prick up your ears - as there's a new scary offering for you to devour.
Diabetics will try almost everything in their power to get healthier and it usually starts with the prick of a finger to get their blood sugar level reading.
THIS month's Outsiders' screening is Prick Up Your Ears, the bio-pic about brilliant playwright Joe Orton.
Alex Trebek is an arrogant prick who is also fun to yell at.
VALENCIA - A one-step blood test for tuberculosis developed by a local company could be used alongside the traditional skin prick test, according to new guidelines published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
She must learn to restrict her diet, prick her finger daily, and get insulin shots.
First lieutenant Jefferson Freemont Kirby is awarded his first Purple Heart from a simple thorn prick.