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nettle -- as in: my nettlesome little sister
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as in: my nettlesome little sister Define
to annoy -- especially with minor irritations
  • Her superior attitude really nettles me.
  • "Well, then, to end the matter at once," said Goodman Brown, considerably nettled, "there is my wife, Faith."
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Young Goodman Brown
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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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