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  • I knew it would nettle you, Fred.
  • "Very likely not; but you have been no loser by my trade yet," said Mr. Vincy, thoroughly nettled (a result which was seldom much retarded by previous resolutions).

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  • Nettle-seed needs no digging.
  • "Do you mean that I cry up Brooke on any personal ground?" said Will Ladislaw, nettled, and turning sharp round.
  • "Then, why don’t you extend your liberality to others?" said Will, still nettled.
  • "I didn’t want to take a liberty with Brooke," said Sir James; "I see he is nettled.

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as in: beware of nettles near the river Define
a type of plant with stinging or irritating hairs
as in: my nettlesome little sister Define
to annoy -- especially with minor irritations
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