needle


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Synonyms for needle

irritate

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Synonyms for needle

a sharp, pointed object

to torment with persistent insult or ridicule

Synonyms for needle

the leaf of a conifer

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a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

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a stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record

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goad or provoke,as by constant criticism

prick with a needle

References in classic literature ?
And yet the day when I returned to my needle was the fatal day of my life.
But I was not sufficiently recovered to be able to thread my needle.
Perhaps in time she may grow accustomed to work with her needle, but, whatever happens, I have secured her future.
Little Miss Peecher, from her little official dwelling-house, with its little windows like the eyes in needles, and its little doors like the covers of school-books, was very observant indeed of the object of her quiet affections.
When they came to the great lake they rowed across, and when they reached the three sharp swords they sat on the plough-wheel, and on the glassy mountain they stuck the three needles in.
Why are those needles and pins sticking out of your head?
the Sheep said, as she took up another pair of needles.
the Sheep asked, handing her a pair of knitting- needles as she spoke.
Yes, a little--but not on land--and not with needles--' Alice was beginning to say, when suddenly the needles turned into oars in her hands, and she found they were in a little boat, gliding along between banks: so there was nothing for it but to do her best.
cried the Sheep, as she took up another pair of needles.
the Sheep cried angrily, taking up quite a bunch of needles.
said the Sheep, sticking some of the needles into her hair, as her hands were full.
She sat watching idly the Duchess's knitting needles.
Increased web weight produces greater needle dwell time due to increased thickness.
Each needle in the 3mm square patch is less than 0.