Thorn synonyms

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Lace worked by the needle.
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A small hard pointed outgrowth of the epidermis of a plant, in contrast to a modified plant organ such as a spine or thorn.
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(Botany) A strong, sharp-pointed outgrowth derived from a leaf or leaf part.
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Any of many plants with thorny stems growing in dense clusters, such as many in the Rosa, Rubus, and Smilax genera.
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(Figuratively) Anything sharp or unpleasant to the feelings.
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A herb of the genus Urtica, which is covered with stinging, mildly poisonous hairs, causing an instant rash.
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(UK) Common blackberry.
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The point that stands backward in an arrow, fishhook, etc., to prevent it from being easily extracted. Hence: Anything which stands out with a sharp point obliquely or crosswise to something else.
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Any of numerous often weedy plants of several genera of the composite family, including Cirsium, Carduus, and Onopordum, having prickly leaves and floral bracts.
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A thing or person that annoys
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Something that disturbs one's comfort; an annoyance.
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The act or process of imposing or meting out something unpleasant.
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(Physiology) The elicitation of a response to a stimulus in a plant or animal organ or tissue, especially in a nerve or muscle.
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(Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
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A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
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The definition of a spike is a piece of something that is thick and long with a pointed and sharp end, usually made of metal.
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(Medicine) A device to immobilize a body part.
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A rigid implement, often roughly y-shaped, that is fixed to one's heel for purpose of prodding a horse. Often worn by, and emblematic of, the cowboy or the knight.
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Great pain or anguish, physical or mental; suffering; agony
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A difficulty, problem, condition, or action contributing to such a situation.
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Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
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Any slender, pointed object resembling a needle, such as a pointed crystal, a sharp pinnacle of rock, an obelisk, etc.
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The experience or feeling of being pierced or punctured by a small, sharp object. [from 13th c.]
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An instance of such testing, especially as part of a series of tests or experiments:
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(Slang) Any sharp medical device, as a hypodermic needle
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A source of irritation.
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A thorn, prickle, or barb.
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A small spike; esp., an individual unit of a flower cluster of a grass
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