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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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Dean Chisnall as Shrek and Bronte Barbe as Princess |Fiona with and Idriss Kargbo (Donkey)
Main features: the market is a medical diagnostic market and project management whose purpose is: The preliminary study and church restoration project Sainte Barbe protected under the Historic Monuments.
LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Notable Board-certified Professional Safety Engineer and successful consultant and expert witness Lewis Barbe is proudly celebrating the reception of his recent appointment to Chairman of the ASTM Committee on Occupational Health and Safety of the American Society of Testing materials.
Barbe served as chair of Dentons' Real Estate Practice as well as the firm's Global Financial Institutions and Funds Sector--one of the largest and strongest practice areas of the firm.
Il est a rappeler que, sous l'ancien ministre de l'Interieur, le general Mohamed Ibrahim, des officiers avaient revendique le droit de porter la barbe mais le ministre avait refuse tout en decidant de les priver de leurs postes.
Trainer Philippe Barbe said good horses need not to be tried on the surface in which they will be racing.
Translated and "substantially revised" from a 2006 work by Barbe (economic theory, U.
Barbe found herself in the sing-off against Lauren Samuels after the pair received the fewest public votes following last night's performances by the 10 Dorothy finalists.
Recent data were "far from being completely reassuring, fuelling doubts about the sustainability of the recovery," Calyon analyst Sebastien Barbe said.
The event will feature speeches from UAE Minister of Energy; ENOC Group Chief Executive; Saudi Aramco from Saudi Arabia; Deputy Executive Director of International Energy Agency from France; Pierre Barbe, President, Trading & Shipping, TOTAL; as well as Chief Executive Officers and top executives from several international and regional oil companies.
Barbe (Adelaide Leroux), his neighbor since childhood, sees this as good reason for them to have short, businesslike sex.
In 1922, young forester Richard St Barbe Baker, working for the British Colonial Office in Kenya, persuaded thousands of Kikuyu tribesmen to undertake a massive tree-planting program to replace the forests they had destroyed.
Like their mothers," the author tells us, "the younger women remained profoundly Christocentric, and yet they tended to attach themselves more to the example of the living Christ as teacher and friend to the poor than to the agonies of his passion that had been the favorite subjects of meditation for Barbe Acarie and her peers.
Ogata H, Audic S, Barbe V, Artiguenave F, Fournier PE, Raoult D, et al.
Il etait une fois un homme qui avait de belles maisons a la Ville et a la Campagne, de la vaisselle d'or et d'argent, des meubles en broderie, et des carrosses tout dores, mais par malheur cet homme avait la Barbe bleue: cela le rendait si laid et si terrible, qu'il n'etait ni femme ni fille qui ne s'enfuit de devant lui (Perrault, 81).