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nettle
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • ’I didn’t want anyone to talk to me,’ said Harry, who was feeling more and more nettled.
  • ’I am working!’ said Harry nettled.

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  • ’Hagrid,’ said Hermione breathlessly, skirting the patch of nettles they had passed on their way there, ’if the centaurs don’t want humans in the Forest, it doesn’t really look as though Harry and I will be able —’
  • ’1 knew yeh’d say yes,’ said Hagrid into his handkerchief, ’but I won’… never… forget… well… c’mon… jus’ a little bit further through here… watch yerselves, now, there’s nettles…’ They walked on in silence for another fifteen minutes; Harry had opened his mouth to ask how much further they had to go when Hagrid threw out his right arm to signal that they should stop.

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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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