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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 Kashmir issue remains one of the prickliest in the world, as it is not simply about religion or social problems.
THORNBACKS are the prickliest and most-often-encountered members of the big family of rays.
One of the prickliest encounters of these years, the discussion of Union between England and Scotland, receives only cursory mention (in comparison with the extensive treatment of Puritanism and recusancy).
For one thing, Bush has the prickliest of relationships with the wisemen of his father's administration, as Bob Woodward meticulously documents in State of Denial.
Fast food giant McDonald's has come under fire for failing to protect one of its prickliest customers.
Most significantly, the juncture of women and fashion points up the prickliest internal contradiction in patriarchy's construction of femininity.
Yet these two are forever placed upon the too-difficult pile by politicians who lack the guts or the creativity to tackle the prickliest of problems.
Questions also remain over issues of prize-money and sponsors, but Ascot's break from the other major courses that formed Racing UK has proved the prickliest topic.
Succession--the transmission of ownership and control of 4 business from one generation of family to the next--is one of the prickliest issues facing family businesses.
FAST food giant McDonald's has caved in after facing its prickliest customers yet - HEDGEHOGS.
He said he had spoken to French President Jacques Chirac - traditionally America's prickliest ally in Western Europe - and has also been involved in talks with his Swedish, Spanish, Irish and German counterparts, among others, since the crisis began.