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prick

prick

pronunciation:
prIk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a small mark or hole made by something with a sharp or pointed end.
I have a prick in my finger where the nurse took some blood.
synonyms:
puncture
similar words:
gouge, hole, nick
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: pricked, pricking, pricks
definition: to mark, put a hole in, or cause pain with a small, sharp object.
Prick the potato before baking it.I pricked my finger on the thorn of a rose.
similar words:
gouge, jab, nick, pierce, poke, puncture, stab, stick