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Synonyms for briery

full of sharp needlelike protuberances

Synonyms for briery

having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

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3) Even so, given the findings of Briery and colleagues, latency improvement after 17P administration would appear to be unlikely even in a larger study.
But McCoy was finally getting a tune out of Hennessy, who was only fourth at the time, and came surging up the hill to snatch the verdict from Briery Fox by a neck.
Hennessy steadily bore into Lacdoudal and Briery Fox's advantage, heading the latter right on the post.
Briery of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.
Three piers have been dedicated: Buggs Island Lake (1986), Lake Chesdin (1994), and Briery Creek Lake (1999).
Mr G Walker, works to trees, 9 Briery Grove, Lower Hopton.
Rector First Book Prize for Poetry in 2008 and was published by Briery Creek Press that year.
A statement by the Independent Police Complaints Commission said: "They then saw the motorcycle collide with a Ford Ka being driven along Briery Hey Avenue.
Ebbw Vale's ambitious plans to renovate their 20-year-old clubhouse at Briery Hill, and build new dressing room facilities, received a grant of pounds 2,500 from RBS Rugby-Force - and some practical support from a team of celebrity DIY helpers.
The veteran Briery Hill is fancied to land his first win for three years in the NPPA Club Members Race.
Whitbread of times gone by - but it looked a lost cause as longtime leader Briery Fox came with a strong challenge to former winner Sandown Lacdoudal.
A balaclava-clad gang of three broke into the Sacred Heart social club in Briery Hey Avenue, Kirkby, and stole a substantial amount of cash at about 5am on Sunday.
Prosecutors claimed Frederick Foreman, 55, a bookmaker from Monks Park Way, Longbenton; Ian Dixon, 31, of The Briery, Throckley; and Kevin Curry, 47, of West Road, Newcastle, were also involved in dealing.
There were no such hard luck stories this time, with Richard Johnson's mount pulling out all the stops to repel the challenge of Briery Fox by three-quarters of a length.