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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having or as if having especially high-pitched spots.

Usage examples (32)
  • “A surface coated in spiky polymer molecules destroys the flu virus at a touch,” Scientific American reported last month.
  • The problem with renewables is that most renewable types of generation are "spiky" - they are intermittent; they come at night.
  • Colleagues recalled her spiky wit and den-mother affection for fellow writers.
  • I had to think what you were referring to as the spiky pup, Pineapple Princess? for more
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