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Verb
To have made an inquiry
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To have triggered a passionate feeling or reaction
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“I had trouble suppressing my amusement even knowing that Sebastian wanted to needle me into an unguarded response.”
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Past tense for to pierce with a needle
“The eyes were once more beginning to show the old nystagmus, so I decided to needle the cataracts.”
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Past tense for to taunt or annoy someone
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“If that happened, they would needle him until hell froze over trying to get him to tell them what was going on.”
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Past tense for to mock or make fun of
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“Julia could criticize his lifestyle, his taste, and his lowbrow behavior, but she could no longer needle him about his lack of success.”
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Past tense for to nag or scold, especially persistently
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“He wore his religion lightly, but he never ceased to needle me about my own skeptical ways.”
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Past tense for to provoke or instigate someone into action
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Past tense for to pierce and make a hole or holes in
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Past tense for to talk humorously or flippantly (about something or someone)
Adjective
Characterized by anger and resentment
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Adjective
Perforated
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