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Bristle

Definition

[n] a stiff hair
[n] a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic
[v] rise up; of animals fur or hair; as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"
[v] be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"

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Synonyms

abound, burst, stand up, uprise