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quick to take offense

difficult to handle

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When did we mutate into this touchy intolerant society?
They said: "Ben and Lindsay were very intimate and touchy during the entire dinner.
Expecting the Welshman to stay on at White Hart Lane, Ancelotti said that he does not think that Bale would be coming to Madrid at the moment, adding that the winger is a very touchy subject with Spurs.
In total, Touchy practiced 35 years in Jefferson Parish and Orleans Parish.
In the New Testament, St Paul reminds us that: "Love is never irritable or touchy.
The ability of private groups in Britain to get criminal warrants issued for Israeli officials on grounds of alleged war crimes committed in the course of Operation Cast Lead apparently remains a touchy issue: So touchy, in fact, that when Prime Minister Netanyahu visited London last week, his military attache did not accompany him, because Maj.
In France, sovereignty is as touchy an issue as it is in Britain" - French president Nicolas Sarkozy.
The funeral was attended by a large number of people including relatives of Captain Najam Riaz and military officials and touchy scenes were seen on the occasion.
The stories in Touchy Subjects are unified by time rather than place, and Donoghue records with superlative skill the tensions and contradictions of life at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
Comments sections on news sites are a touchy subject.
AFTER A WEEK OF TRIPLE-digit temperatures, this may not be the best time to bring up a touchy subject.
Thirteen-year-old Bird is fascinated by the regal Sundancer horse, even though he arrives on their farm as touchy, cruel and suspicious horse damaged by this past.
ANOTHER great wheeze for clinching a move is to insult the country you are playing in, especially when it's the notoriously touchy Spaniards you are having a pop at.
Ask about her first bra and you might even turn this touchy subject into a bonding experience.