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    bristle

    bristle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bristle

    Definition
    (noun) a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic Definition
    (noun) a stiff hair Definition
    (verb) be in a state of movement or action
    Synonyms : abound , burst
    Example Sentence
    • The room abounded with screaming children
    • The garden bristled with toddlers
    Definition
    (verb) rise up as in fear
    Synonyms : stand up , uprise
    Example Sentence
    • The dog's fur bristled
    • It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!
    Definition
    (verb) have or be thickly covered with or as if with bristles
    Example Sentence
    • bristling leaves
    Definition
    (verb) react in an offended or angry manner
    Example Sentence
    • He bristled at her suggestion that he should teach her how to use the program
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bristle

remember tooth brush bristles

One use his 'Pistol' to express his 'Bristle'.

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