verb (used with object), prick·led, prick·ling.
verb (used without object), prick·led, prick·ling.
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OTHER WORDS FROM prickleun·prick·led, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for prickle
Little by little his nerves were quieted, his prickling senses went into a state of languid contemplation.The conquest of Rome|Matilde Serao
He forced his knees under the roots of the beating wings and dug heels into prickling hair.The Piebald Hippogriff|Karen 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 Link|Alan Edward Nourse
Another wave of prickling fire raced down his neck, as Lurgan Sahib moved his hand.Kim|Rudyard Kipling
A prickling sensation down one entire side of his body was followed by a partial numbness and paralysis that alarmed him.Through Apache Lands|R. H. Jayne