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prickly

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1 causing an unpleasant tingling sensation
  • She tried to ignore the feel of the prickly wool against her skin.
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3 having leaves or branches which are likely to cause a scratch
  • We waded carefully through the prickly bushes.
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4 requiring exceptional skill or caution in performance or handling
  • a prickly issue that will outrage at least one special interest if not handled delicately
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