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Synonyms for nettlesome

troubling the nerves or peace of mind, as by repeated vexations

so replete with interlocking points and complications as to be painfully irritating

Synonyms for nettlesome

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Obviously crafts play an immense role in the arts today but when the art is too ostensively based on the vessel or the loom, the time-immemorial art/craft divide grows nettlesome.
The latest developments would be a headache at any time for the White House, but are especially nettlesome given Obama s looming date with voters on November 6.
On Tuesday, Russian prosecutors leveled what appear to be trumped-up charges of embezzlement against Aleksei Navalny, one of Putin's most nettlesome and charismatic critics.
The problem was not that nettlesome, but a neighbouring country was fuelling it, alleged the Kuchi elder, who said the disputed pasture that traditionally belonged to the tribe was the main bone of contention.
This is the umpteenth time the nettlesome UPA constituent, led by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, has forced the UPA government to postpone a key reform measure.
Baker suspected that Apple was withholding iPad from China to pressure authorities there to resolve a nettlesome trademark battle with Chinese computer firm Proview Technology.
He included a short chapter analyzing its odious content and nettlesome pedigree in his second novel, Foucault's Pendulum, and revisited the thorny issues of prejudice and plagiarism again in his essay collection, Serendipities.
The hospital consolidation, coupled with hospital-aligned physician practices, is a concern, but it is beginning to yield a new species that may be much more nettlesome.
The Senate Banking Committee is holding a hearing on problems in the mortgage servicing industry and whether they pose a broader risk to the economy or amount to an isolated if nettlesome problem.
Contracts will inevitably produce conflicts, and that can be an especially nettlesome issue in some jurisdictions.
ISDA), which represents the dealers subject to new, nettlesome, and costly requirements, naturally says "the sky is falling.
Lincoln's derivatives issue proved the most nettlesome.
Politically the two countries are still struggling to sttle a couple of nettlesome issues.
A prime example might be a nettlesome new cottage industry that has arisen to evade the international effort to curb doping in sports.