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Definitions of prick
v. - That which pricks, penetrates, or punctures; a sharp and slender thing; a pointed instrument; a goad; a spur, etc.; a point; a skewer. 2
v. - The act of pricking, or the sensation of being pricked; a sharp, stinging pain; figuratively, remorse. 2
v. - A mark made by a pointed instrument; a puncture; a point. 2
v. - A point or mark on the dial, noting the hour. 2
v. - The point on a target at which an archer aims; the mark; the pin. 2
v. - A mark denoting degree; degree; pitch. 2
v. - A mathematical point; -- regularly used in old English translations of Euclid. 2
v. - The footprint of a hare. 2
v. - A small roll; as, a prick of spun yarn; a prick of tobacco. 2
n. - To pierce slightly with a sharp-pointed instrument or substance; to make a puncture in, or to make by puncturing; to drive a fine point into; as, to prick one with a pin, needle, etc.; to prick a card; to prick holes in paper. 2
n. - To fix by the point; to attach or hang by puncturing; as, to prick a knife into a board. 2
n. - To mark or denote by a puncture; to designate by pricking; to choose; to mark; -- sometimes with off. 2
n. - To mark the outline of by puncturing; to trace or form by pricking; to mark by punctured dots; as, to prick a pattern for embroidery; to prick the notes of a musical composition. 2
n. - To ride or guide with spurs; to spur; to goad; to incite; to urge on; -- sometimes with on, or off. 2
n. - To affect with sharp pain; to sting, as with remorse. 2
n. - To make sharp; to erect into a point; to raise, as something pointed; -- said especially of the ears of an animal, as a horse or dog; and usually followed by up; -- hence, to prick up the ears, to listen sharply; to have the attention and interest strongly engaged. 2
n. - To render acid or pungent. 2
n. - To dress; to prink; -- usually with up. 2
n. - To run a middle seam through, as the cloth of a sail. 2
n. - To trace on a chart, as a ship's course. 2
n. - To drive a nail into (a horse's foot), so as to cause lameness. 2
n. - To nick. 2
v. i. - To be punctured; to suffer or feel a sharp pain, as by puncture; as, a sore finger pricks. 2
v. i. - To spur onward; to ride on horseback. 2
v. i. - To become sharp or acid; to turn sour, as wine. 2
v. i. - To aim at a point or mark. 2

The word "prick" uses 5 letters: C I K P R.

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e -   picker   s -   pricks   y -   pricky  

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ick   irk   kip   kir   pi   pic   pick   rick   rip  

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