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nettle
as in:  my nettlesome little sister


Her superior attitude really nettles me.
  to annoy — especially with minor irritations
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nettlesome nettled nettling nettle
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Common Error:  The adjective, "nettlesome" (irritating) is often confused with "mettlesome" (courage or strength of character).
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  • 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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Associated words [difficulty]:   nettle [4]
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