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Daemon
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bristle

(verb) Rise up as in fear.

Synonyms: uprise, stand up

Usage: The creaking of the house at night makes the hair on the nape of my neck bristle.
KSPavan
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bristle
Definition: (verb) Rise up as in fear.
Synonyms: uprise, stand up
Usage: The creaking of the house at night makes the hair on the nape of my neck bristle.
Saeed Bazkhanei
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There are some other similar idioms like: The creaking of the door made my hair stand on end
Emel Rapchan
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bristle
- stiff fiber, stiff hair
- abound, burst, uprise, stand up
- to react in an angry manner
Joel Souza
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bristle
Definition: (verb) Rise up as in fear.
Synonyms: uprise, stand up
Usage: The creaking of the house at night makes the hair on the nape of my neck bristle.
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Irma Crespo
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bristle

Definition: (verb) Rise up as in fear.
Synonyms: uprise, stand up
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