Examples of pesky in a Sentence
I've been trying to get rid of this pesky cold for weeks.
the pesky problem of what to do with all the leftovers
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Kansas men's basketball coach talks about how his team overcame a 10-point first-half deficit to upend pesky 16-seed Penn 76-60 in the 2018 NCAA Tournament's Midwest Regional at Intrust Bank Arena.
Berzat scored a game- and career-high 21 points that helped the Privateers hold off a pesky Texas-Rio Grande Valley team and advance to the CBI quarterfinals with a 77-74 win Wednesday night (March 14) at Lakefront Arena.
And while mild dehydration can cause pesky side effects like headaches, bad breath, and constipation, more serious cases can have dangerous consequences, including loss of consciousness.
Villanova had rolled to a pair of dominant victories in the tourney and held off a pesky Providence team that played its third straight overtime game.
Eastern defeated a pesky Evergreen squad in their quarterfinal matchup 91-59.
Rid of Becca and the pesky Bachelor pressure, Lauren and Arie's relationship is smooth sailing.
The fireball and air pressure wave created by such an enormous explosion wipes the base and its pesky radar off the map.
Naturally, the Browns questioned him about that pesky 56.2 completion percentage -- the big red flag on the Wyoming product's resume.
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abrasive, aggravating, annoying, bothersome, chafing, disturbing, exasperating, frustrating, galling, irksome, irritating, maddening, nettlesome, nettling, peeving, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, pesty, rankling, riling, vexatious, vexing;
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: making someone annoyed or irritated
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