Noun(1) something that causes irritation and annoyance(2) a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf(3) a Germanic character of runic origin
(1) In the autumn we intend to plant fruiting species of trees, including gelda rose, hawthorn, hazel, thorn and snowberry.(2) Jake is a big thorn in this school.(3) Similarly, thorn may represent either a voiceless or a voiced sound: compare the current use of the digraph th in three and these.(4) the issue has become a thorn in renewing the peace talks(5) His visits to the shrine have been a thorn that is increasingly irritating relations between the two countries.(6) However, that thorn has yet to trouble the organisers, who are revitalising and expanding the event.(7) I sit beside my flowering thorn and drink a little wine.(8) Certain plants have developed thorns to prevent themselves from being devoured and they work equally well as deterrents for humans too.(9) The door was engraved with carvings of dead and live roses with long stems and sharp thorns .(10) Instead of a well-equipped school their children are taught beneath the shade of a thorn tree .(11) The thorns on the rose stem pressed into his skin but he ignored the pain.(12) Her finger caught on one of the thorns hidden beneath a leaf.(13) But I'm so inherently Texan I love it all - the stickers, the spikes, the thorns , the burrs, the nettles, and the rocks.(14) The tubes can be easily replaced with thornproof or solid rubber tubes which we carry in stock.(15) Huge clusters of thorn bushes , fungus, tree roots and a carpet of dead leaves and pine needles made walking a chore.(16) Why do our love lives have to be a winding road full of obstacles and thorns ?
(1) thorn :: doring
1. prickle ::
2. irritant ::
3. sticker ::
Different Formsthorn, thorns, thorny
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