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Synonyms for thorn

Synonyms for thorn

a sharp, pointed object

one that makes another totally miserable by causing sharp pain and irritation


Synonyms for thorn

something that causes irritation and annoyance

a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

a Germanic character of runic origin

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This week Thorn Athletic host Giffnock North in the Caledonian Premier League at Renfrew Sports Centre with a 1pm kick-off.
Cloudera has provided expertise in both architecture and the security infrastructure required to support Thorn's efforts to combat growing abuse and pervasive exploitation, said Julie Cordua, chief executive officer of Thorn.
Rovers won that game 3-0 and centre back Thorn bowed out with the satisfaction of knowing he had helped John Aldridge's team keep a clean sheet through the last four of his 40 appearances for the club.
She underwent a delicate operation at Calder Vets in Dewsbury, as the thorn was lodged just 2mm from vital organs.
Watch commander Andrew Papworth added: "We advised the owner to get Thorn checked out by a specialist.
It may have been shocking and humorous, but to the quick-witted Thorn and his longstanding team of brokers, the acquisition of AirTran was also an insurance opportunity.
Over the course of three hundred pages, Thorn describes the evolution of several prominent myths of baseball's past: that the game was a wholly American invention, springing ex nihilo in 1839 at Cooperstown, New York, from the mind of future Major General Abner Doubleday; that the early game was exclusively a sublime haven of rural peacefulness for middle- and upper-class businessmen anxious to escape the pressures of their hectic and unhealthy urban environments; and that baseball was the great equalizer--engendering harmony and good will across social classes and races while enabling downtrodden immigrants to become true Americans.
She brought a piece of the crown of thorns, forced on to Christ's head before he was crucified, to Scotland in 1561.
Palmer, to many, has been the "numbers man" while Thorn the author.
But rather than calming him down, the arrival of the police made matters worse and Thorn started making threats.
Tuesday and arrested Shane Edward Staggs, 23, and Dustin Ray Thorn, 24.
LIGHTING company Thorn is to cut up to 85 jobs at the pounds 28m County Durham factory it opened this month.
EPIC '80s TV drama The Thorn Birds is to be given its world stage premiere by the Wales Theatre Company.
BRAD Thorn has been banned for one week and will miss New Zealand's second Tri-Nations Test against South Africa next weekend.