Examples of nettlesome in a Sentence
a few nettlesome details that still required attention
Recent Examples of nettlesome from the Web
Kasowitz, who has a history of working on Trump’s most nettlesome legal issues, will likely be part of a group of outside lawyers, according to two people familiar with the deliberations.
Since the early 2000s, Kasowitz has represented Trump on some of his most nettlesome legal issues, including the Trump University fraud case.
Congress certainly needs time to address nettlesome problems.
And then, of course, there’s the nettlesome question of who, precisely, would take that regime’s place.
Either way, passive-aggression is more than just the nettlesome habit of a few maddeningly indirect people.
The debt limit increase is particularly nettlesome and many Republicans in Congress simply can’t bring themselves to vote for it.
Yet North Korea — an outcast of the international order that Beijing hopes to lead, but also a nuclear state in part because of China’s own policies — presents a particularly nettlesome challenge.
By handling this privately, Republicans were doing Democrats a favor: neutering a nettlesome office on a unilateral basis that left them vulnerable to lay-up attacks.
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First Known Use of nettlesome
Synonymsabrasive, aggravating, bothersome, carking, chafing, disturbing, exasperating, frustrating, galling, irksome, irritating, maddening, annoying, nettling, peeving, pesky, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, pesty, plaguey (also plaguy), rankling, rebarbative, riling, vexatious, vexing
Related Wordsburdensome, discomforting, displeasing, disquieting, distressing, importunate, importune, inconveniencing; angering, enraging, infuriating; brattish, bratty, mischievous, offensive, troublesome, upsetting; distractive, painful, stressful, tiresome, troubling, trying, worrisome; biting, grating, jangling, jarring, spiny, thorny
Near Antonymsdelightful, pleasing
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