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prickly

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prickly/ˈprɪkli/adjective
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prickly
/ˈprɪkli/
adjective
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Learner's definition of PRICKLY  
: having many sharp points
: caused or seeming to be caused by something that has many small, sharp points
   b  : causing a prickly feeling on your skin
: very difficult or complicated : requiring careful treatment
: easily annoyed or angered

— prickliness

noun,[noncount]
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