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The word often implies a sharp pain when the splinter enters the skin. SlideShe winced as the splinter pricked her palm.
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Common OccurrencesPlay
Splinters are often associated with wooden objects like furniture or decking. SlideBe careful of the old bench; you might get a splinter.
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People often use tweezers to carefully remove a splinter from the skin. SlideShe used a needle and tweezers to remove the splinter from her foot.