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Synonyms for needle
ˈnid lnee·dle

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  1. needleverb

    To tease in order to provoke; to poke fun at.

    Billy needled his sister incessantly about her pimples.

    Synonyms:
    goad, tease

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  1. acerate leaf, needlenoun

    the leaf of a conifer

    Synonyms:
    acerate leaf, phonograph needle

  2. needlenoun

    a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

    Synonyms:
    phonograph needle, acerate leaf

  3. needlenoun

    a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)

    Synonyms:
    phonograph needle, acerate leaf

  4. phonograph needle, needleverb

    a stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record

    Synonyms:
    phonograph needle, acerate leaf

  5. needle, goadverb

    goad or provoke,as by constant criticism

    "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"

    Synonyms:
    spur, goad, prick

  6. needleverb

    prick with a needle

    Synonyms:
    goad

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "needle":

    syringe, semi-sparkling, needles, pointer, filament, leaf, foliar, pin

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#9233needle
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How to use needle in a sentence?

  1. Amy Iezzoni:

    It helps you find that needle in the haystack, you don't waste all those years.

  2. Randall Matthew:

    Right now, were really threading the needle with this storm, it could go from, Man, that was close, to something that is really awful.

  3. Tony Leung:

    I spent the first few months only learning to hold a needle properly, one can only start making a cheongsam after a year of apprenticeship.

  4. Craig Fox:

    It takes about 10 to 12 years to take a drug from the concept to the market, it's often described as trying to find a needle in a haystack.

  5. Roger Goodman:

    There might be a couple marginal adjustments to policy to make sure police can do their jobs, but that we don’t have needless injuries and deaths and use of force, i think we can thread that needle.


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