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prickly

many sharp spines protrude.

prickly black rolypoly
sclerolaenamuricata.
prickly jack
prickly lettuce
prickly paddymelon
cucumismyriocarpus.
prickly pear
opuntia spp.
prickly poppy
prickly roly-poly
sclerolaenamuricata.
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The kind of Turkish nationalism inherent in the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has lately begun to take on an even pricklier stance than the Republican People's Party's (CHP) stance when it comes to debates over Dersim.
Marketing for the film is already positioning it as a throwback romance in the "Cold Mountain" vein, with understandably heavy emphasis on Lawrence and Cooper looking scrumptious in Signe Sejlund's impeccable period costumes, but it won't take long for word to spread that Bier's film is a far pricklier property than outward appearances might suggest.
Failure to change, meet or manage their expectations is sure to make US' clients pricklier, less secure, and, as a consequence, less cooperative.
This is obviously a pricklier nettle to grasp than the intra-Super League scenario.
Nolde became a pricklier character when he ventured into town and the art world, however.
This makes the hair seem to be thicker, darker, and pricklier, but the hair itself hasn't actually changed.
So far, neither Turkey nor Syria seems eager for a confrontation, although the pricklier Turkish military posture raises the danger of an accidental one along a border that winds 900 km (550 miles) from the Mediterranean to the Tigris river.
And what makes it even pricklier is how quickly I can fall into a funk when nothing is happening at my desk.
Of course, this included the pricklier side of familial relations--just because one was a guest did not mean one was exempt from Mary's opinions and arguments, and a strong will was required to sit at her dinner table.
In addition, just to make matters even pricklier, a lot of my thinking about this has been shaped by questions around the imagination as a moveable home, and therefore around 'home' as a metaphor rather than a phenomenon.
Late October is a great time to go on the hunt as the chestnuts are at their ripest, but make sure you take thick gloves - the shells are pricklier than conkers and will puncture even the toughest of hands.
You might find yourself being a bit pricklier this week, but that is unlikely to show today.