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1. prickly

adjective. ['ˈprɪkli'] very irritable.

Synonyms

  • waspish
  • bristly
  • splenetic

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • barehanded
  • clean
  • weaponless

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Rhymes with Prickly Heat

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat

2. prickly

adjective. ['ˈprɪkli'] having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc..

Synonyms

  • setose
  • thorny
  • bristled
  • barbellate
  • burry
  • barbed
  • bristly
  • briery
  • briary
  • setaceous
  • spiny
  • burred

Antonyms

  • armless
  • easy
  • unsarcastic
  • spineless

3. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature.

Synonyms

  • free energy
  • latent heat
  • specific heat
  • energy
  • heat energy
  • heat of transformation
  • heat of solution
  • heat of formation
  • geothermal energy

Antonyms

  • assimilate
  • stiffen
  • thin
  • discolor

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. heat

verb. ['ˈhiːt'] make hot or hotter.

Synonyms

  • heat up
  • alter
  • scald
  • soak
  • change
  • overheat
  • bake
  • preheat
  • broil
  • crisp
  • toast
  • sear
  • calcine
  • reheat
  • modify
  • scorch
  • hot up

Antonyms

  • naturalize
  • brighten
  • occidentalize
  • inactivate

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] the presence of heat.

Synonyms

  • temperature
  • incalescence
  • torridity
  • warmness
  • red heat
  • calefaction
  • white heat
  • warmth
  • fieriness
  • high temperature

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] the sensation caused by heat energy.

Synonyms

  • temperature

Antonyms

  • decontaminate
  • clean

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] the trait of being intensely emotional.

Synonyms

  • warmth
  • fieriness
  • emotionality
  • passion

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity.

Synonyms

  • estrus
  • oestrus
  • physiological condition
  • physiological state
  • rut

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • tune
  • denazify
  • magnetise

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race.

Antonyms

  • stabilize

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. heat

verb. ['ˈhiːt'] provide with heat.

Synonyms

  • supply
  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep
  • personalise
  • detransitivize
  • awaken

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with prickly-heat


1. Noun Phrase
When the little one in your household is smitten with diaper rash, prickly heat or itchy rashes from allergic reactions, break out the witch hazel.

2. Noun Phrase
This rash, also called prickly heat, looks like tiny red bumps on the face, neck, and upper torso.

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