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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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This is a nettlesome issue everywhere but it's more complicated on campuses, where all sorts of expression and freedom are being explored.
Google also is demoting the nettlesome sites in the rankings of its dominant Internet search engine so people are less likely to come across them in the first place.
Apparently, this new build of Android Lollipop has fixed some of the nettlesome bugs.
This is a busy day and a nettlesome one too, from early on until bedtime.
Foremost on their minds is the current state of FilipinoChinese relations, rather nettlesome at the moment due to the conflict over disputed territories in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
In this auspicious debut, he brings a distinctive clarity to a nettlesome subject.
The most nettlesome issues in the peace process include the contours of a future Palestinian state, the fate of Jerusalem and Palestinian refugees, Israeli settlements, security and mutual recognition.
The Olympics overlap the first week of early voting, providing a nettlesome distraction and raising the price of television ads.
The NCUA's failure to acknowledge local authority over state-chartered credit unions was particularly nettlesome for NASCUS.
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.