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A somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles.  Synonyms: tingle, tingling.

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"Prickling" Quotes from Famous Books

... mind can be easily affected by a voice, and the menace of the unknown beyond the blanket deepened. Dick felt a curious prickling at the roots of his hair. He listened intently, but he could not understand anything that was spoken, and then he drew himself forward with ...
— The Rock of Chickamauga • Joseph A. Altsheler

... But it fairly boiled in his blood when the Wild Geese, in long, double, arrow-headed procession, went clanging northward. He longed to go with them. Whenever a new bird or beast appeared, he had a singular prickling feeling up his spine and his back as though he had a mane that was standing up. This feeling strengthened with ...
— Two Little Savages • Ernest Thompson Seton

Words linked to "Prickling" :   somesthesia, tingle, pins and needles, somatic sensation, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, prickle, tingling

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