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Synonyms for barb

Synonyms for barb

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

the pointed part of barbed wire

a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove

one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather

provide with barbs

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Le centre equin de Chaouchoua (Tiaret), retenu pour abriter une partie des activites du Salon national du cheval qui s'ouvrira mercredi prochain, aspire a un role leader dans l'elevage et la production du pur-sang arabe et du cheval barbe.
Seychellois islander Grace Barbe is the real deal and we are very proud of her continued success especially with the Western Australia Music Awards," says AMG Chairman Mark S.
Orchestre National de Barbes first played at the gathering back in 2001.
The Orchestre National de Barbes, better known to music fans as the ONB, recently exploded onto the Paris music scene with their infectious world sound.
Preachers by Night: The Waldensian Barbes (15th-16th Centuries).
As he oscillates between Barbes and Seine-Saint-Denis, Youcef combats his intense solitude and alienation by interacting with dozens of addicts, prostitutes, thieves, and even Islamist preachers: "Frequenter ces gens me donne cette illusion de me sentir un peu moins seul.
Avec 8 millions de barbes en France, je pense qu'il serait temps d'acheter des actions chez Gillette.
A new secret group, la Societe des Familles (later restructured as la Societe des Saisons), led by Louis-Auguste Blanqui, Armand Barbes and Martin-Bernard was created.
When I released my album Barbes in 1991, it was banned from French radio stations.
Finally, after seven months of searching, the Barbes found a roomy, sunny, high-ceilinged apartment in a residential area near the Old Town.
Meanwhile, Orchestre National de Barbes hail from the African quarter of Paris, leavening their music with a more commercially jazzy feel, but mostly keeping the spirit intact.
On the elevated Metro leading to Thomas Hirschhorn's studio in the working-class neighborhood of Barbes (where he has lived since leaving his native Switzerland in 1984), blurred images flash before my eyes as I tick off the stops on the outskirts of Paris.
Apres avoir planifie les repas de la journee, elle se rendait en ville rencontrer le premier ministre, parler a un electeur ou juger un concours de barbes du Klondike.
A per se, Aile, Barbes, Bargane, Begyn (Big, Biggin), Blason, Bourd, Bowbard, Bra (Bray), Brag, Bruche, just from the first two letters of the alphabet.
Il comprend le Show International [beaucoup moins que]A[beaucoup plus grand que] du pur-sang arabe avec une large participation, la coupe des eleveurs marocains de chevaux arabes, la coupe des champions arabe-barbes, le championnat international des chevaux barbes, le championnat national de marechalerie moderne, le concours international de saut d'obstacles CSI 1* et le concours international de saut d'obstacles CSI 3*W, comptant pour la qualification a la Coupe du Monde et constituant la troisieme etape du Morocco Royal Tour.