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noun [countable] prick pronunciation in British English /prɪk/
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  1. 1
    a quick feeling of sharp pain, caused by a sharp object making a hole on your skin
    He felt a tiny prick in his arm.
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    1. a.
      a small hole made with something sharp
      You can get some diseases from cuts or needle pricks.
  2. 2
    impolite a mans penis
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  3. 4
    mainly literary a small, sharp, unpleasant feeling or emotion
    prick of: She felt a prick of resentment at having to ask him.


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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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