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Adjective
Having many thorns or thorn bushes
“Ignoring the stones sticking into his knees, Jack carefully parted the thorny branches.”
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Causing distress, difficulty, or trouble
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“Yet all of these thorny questions will have to be addressed when inevitably he has a much smaller majority.”
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Dangerous or perilous
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Requiring more effort than could be reasonably expected or asked for
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Sharp, stabbing or piercing
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(of a person) Difficult or stubborn
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Tending to find fault or raise petty objections
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