prickly

All Adjective Adverb Noun
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  • The very sound of those words gives me a sort of prickly feeling. Cited from Gigolo, by Edna Ferber
  • It was the only growing thing in the whole, beautiful garden that was prickly. Cited from Tell Me Another Story, by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
  • I shall make this forest blessed today, like one without prickly plants. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1
  • The Irish Independent said he has always been a bit prickly about criticism.
  • They never would have known that it was the prickly bush, at all. Cited from Tell Me Another Story, by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
  • The leaves are thick, and not at all prickly, or very slightly so. Cited from The Field and Garden Vegetables of America, by Fearing Burr
  • We had prickly sensations in our eyes in the morning, but they soon passed away. Cited from Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again
  • But the president's lines did not all fall in gloomy and prickly places in these days. Cited from Queed, by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • So he cut his way through the thick prickly hedge and at length he came to the princess. Cited from Children's Hour with Red Riding Hood and Other Stories, Ed. by Piper
  • Later you will know it by the prickly green burrs, which develop quickly. Cited from On the Trail, by Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
  • Something standing in the window twisted and prickly, but to her most pleasant to look upon. Cited from White Lilac; or the Queen of the May, by Amy Walton
  • Though he had an hour and a half's start his track lay through a country covered with prickly pear. Cited from An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody), by W. F. Cody
  • Her fresh young cheek was pressed against his dear prickly one. Cited from Half Portions, by Edna Ferber
  • So he stepped close to the little round, prickly ball and gave it one good, hard cuff. Cited from The Tale of Cuffy Bear, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • This species has the ability to get prickly when it puffs up.
  • Its leaves are pointed and prickly, never scale-like, and they are whitish above and green below. Cited from Studies of Trees, by Jacob Joshua Levison
  • They were fine enough in summer with their fresh, dark-green leaves and prickly baskets filled with bright, red flowers. Cited from Invisible Links, by Selma Lagerlof
  • Her fresh young cheek was pressed against his dear, prickly one. Cited from O Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1919, by Various
  • However she continues to present her old prickly side to her family, remembering all the years when they didn't understand her.
  • As I said before, everybody is prickly at Christmas time, especially one's relations. Cited from Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl, by Jenny Wren
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