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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being covered with thorns or spines.

Usage examples (38)
  • Now the same prickliness is clear when his track record as President is on the docket.
  • Whether or not the prickliness is justified, the military does bridle at civilian imposition on military culture.
  • This "prickliness", for lack of a better word, can even turn fatal, as countless "honor killings" can attest.
  • His problems have also exposed a once seldom-seen prickliness. for more
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