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prickly

US [ˈprɪkli]
UK ['prɪkli]
  • adj.多刺的;引起刺痛的;扎疼的;刺痒的
  • Web敏感易怒;敏感的;易动怒的
Comparative Degree:pricklier  Superlative:prickliest  
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adj.
1.
多刺的covered with prickles
a prickly bush
多刺的灌木
2.
引起刺痛的;扎疼的;刺痒的causing you to feel as if your skin is touching sth that is covered with prickles
a prickly feeling
刺痛感
3.
(informal)
易怒的;爱生气的easily annoyed or offended
4.
棘手的;难处理的;烫手的difficult to deal with because people have very different ideas about it
Let's move on to the prickly subject of taxation reform.
咱们继续讨论下一项税制改革这个棘手的问题吧。

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