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nettle
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "Why should he?" again demanded her mistress, wearing a nettled look.
  • Recollection of the strange antics she had indulged in when passing through the trees was succeeded in the girl by a nettled palpitation, and that by a hot face.

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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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