nettlesome :

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ne tuhl suhm

  • s  causing irritation or annoyance
    nettlesome paperwork
  • s  easily irritated or annoyed
    not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

  • Snow has occasionally been critical of the President, and liberal groups began gleefully circulating nettlesome quotes to reporters on Tuesday.
  • General Dwight Eisenhower managed to avoid gagging, but did complain that of all the Allies he was supremely commanding, "those damn French" were by far the most nettlesome.
  • Just a few weeks after it started to get noticed, the campaign to recall California Governor Gray Davis has gone from being a nettlesome political problem to a real threat to his .
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  • Long Beach General Plan's Housing Element to be studied
    Housing advocates said the city has a chance to do something epic when it takes up the perpetually nettlesome issue of providing residents with affordable homes and apartments when it unveils the Housing Element of its General Plan.
    June 20, 2013 - Long Beach Press-Telegram

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