A prickly sensation; stinging or tingling
A source of irritation:
Something that vexes; cause of annoyance or distress
A source of pain, anxiety, or annoyance
A gaff attached to the leg of a gamecock.
A thorn or spine.
(Informal) A nuisance; annoyance
Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
A condition of morbid excitability or oversensitiveness of an organ or part of the body; a state in which the application of ordinary stimuli produces pain or excessive or vitiated action.
Something, such as punishment, that is inflicted.
Lack of comfort; uneasiness; inconvenience
A cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance.
A sharp point projecting backward, as on the stinger of a bee.
An instance of such a proceeding:
A sharp pain caused by or as if by being pricked
A hypodermic needle.
(Linguistics) A vowel point.
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