1. bristle, fiber, fibre

usage: a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic

2. bristle, hair

usage: a stiff hair


1. abound, burst, bristle, have, feature

usage: be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"

2. bristle, uprise, stand up

usage: rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"

3. bristle, have, feature

usage: have or be thickly covered with or as if with bristles; "bristling leaves"

4. bristle, react, respond

usage: react in an offended or angry manner; "He bristled at her suggestion that he should teach her how to use the program"

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