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Synonyms of nettle

Noun


1. nettle, weed

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

Verb


1. nettle, urticate, bite, sting, burn

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

2. annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil, displease

usage: 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"

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