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Synonyms for nettle
ˈnɛt lnet·tle

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nettle

    Synonyms:
    sting, fret, provoke

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nettleverb

    any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)

  2. nettle, urticateverb

    sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation

    Synonyms:
    annoy, rag, get to, get at, chafe, gravel, devil, irritate, rile, nark, vex, bother, urticate

  3. annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devilverb

    cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

    "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

    Synonyms:
    nark, dumbfound, get at, reproof, chide, bait, mystify, urticate, rile, fret, dun, cod, razz, crucify, stick, bedevil, reprimand, reach, amaze, lambaste, devil, get to, rub, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, chew out, beat, lambast, trounce, tease, taunt, roil, access, berate, chew up, disoblige, torment, stupefy, lecture, trouble oneself, agitate, put out, rag, discommode, inconvenience oneself, ride, bewilder, dress down, irritate, tantalize, stir up, rally, make, remonstrate, flummox, incommode, get, baffle, jaw, rebuke, worry, pose, vex, inconvenience, perplex, raise up, bother, gravel, disturb, take to task, fray, gall, puzzle, trouble, bawl out, scratch, progress to, call on the carpet, commove, twit, excoriate, have words, chafe, scold, call down, shake up, nonplus

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nettleverb

    Synonyms:
    fret, chafe, ruffle, irritate, vex, tease, harass, provoke, incense, exasperate, sting

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nettlenoun

    Synonyms:
    urtica

    Associated words:
    urticate, urtication urtical

  2. nettleverb

    Synonyms:
    irritate, provoke, exasperate, ruffle, incense, annoy

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. nettle

    Synonyms:
    Stinging nettle, see there, Urtica dioica

  2. nettle

    Synonyms:
    Stinging nettle, see there, Urtica dioica

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How to use nettle in a sentence?

  1. Thornton Wilder:

    The comic spirit is given to us in order that we may analyze, weigh, and clarify things in us which nettle us, or which we are outgrowing, or trying to reshape.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.


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