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difficult to handle

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Be prudent in this matter, for we have a court of justice and a prison here at Haarlem, and, moreover, we are exceedingly ticklish as far as the honour of our tulips is concerned.
I had suffered an accident which required a ticklish operation.
It's a ticklish business, but must be done, or else it's no go.
I was rounding up at the time, alongside the shoal--a ticklish place--headsails running down and losing way, so I says, 'Excuse me, Miss Lackland,' and yells for'ard, 'Let go
I wonder if I should shake your sublime confidence in yourself, if I suggested the most ticklish subject to handle which is known to the stage?
It was a ticklish business in every way; and my man wisely took a person with him who was known in the neighborhood.
It was rather a ticklish recollection for John just then, for he was within an ace of breaking out into a loud guffaw.
Robbery on the king's highway, my young friend, is a very dangerous and ticklish occupation.
It is a settled principle that any disciplinary proceedings relating to misconduct of an employee /officer of any department, which entail major penalty of removal/ dismissal from service, must be inquired through regular inquiry, which cannot be dispensed with, in matter where controversial facts and ticklish questions are involved '.
Meanwhile, it's been kicked down the track into phase two of negotiations beginning in March when ticklish trade matters will be hammered out.
The POC executive board will tackle the ticklish issue on Jan.
The PML-N's style of handling national affairs and serious and ticklish issues has always been irrational and unwise.
He said industrialization has gained momentum in the country, as the government has successfully reined in the most ticklish problem of energy shortage.
Summary: New Delhi [India], September 12 (ANI): Article 35 A of Jammu and Kashmir is a ticklish issue that is once again in spotlight with Home Minister Rajnath Singh's four-day state visit.
You may not think of rats as warm and cuddly, but it turns out they have at least one cute trait: They're ticklish, just like us.