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Adjective
Easily upset or irritated
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“Before the Parkinsons he was never a touchy kind of guy.”
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Requiring great skill or finesse in handling or treatment
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“The biggest expenditure in those days was the horse feed for the fire department, a touchy subject in a town that had already burned down a couple of times by then.”
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Capable of being ignited
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Full of aggression or hostility
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Susceptible to twitching a lot
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Dangerous or perilous
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Likely to cause an outburst of anger or controversy
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Causing embarrassment or unease
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Arousing or able to arouse intense feeling
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(of a person) Deliberately unreasonable or uncooperative
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Sensitive
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Of or involving dispute or controversy
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Tricky
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Decisive or critical, especially in the success or failure of something
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