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  • nounpoint
  • nounpointed comment

synonyms for barb

  • arrow
  • dart
  • bristle
  • prickle
  • prong
  • quill
  • shaft
  • spike
  • spur
  • thistle
  • thorn

antonyms for barb

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  • kindness
  • praise
  • compliment
  • praise
  • kindness
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How to use barb in a sentence

Wind barbs Wind barbs are the most visible portion of a station plot.
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A wind barb contains half lines, full lines, and flags to denote wind speeds.
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A patch with smaller barbs punctured the slim stem of a tomato plant.
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On exposure to ultraviolet light, the barbs curved downward.
MICRO-BARBS COULD MAKE SHOTS LESS PAINFULSTEPHEN ORNESMAY 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
To make the microneedle’s barbs, the researchers took advantage of a curious effect of this type of 3-D printing.
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Accordingly he carries to court a beautiful barb, and requests his majesty's acceptance of it.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Some had one good edge, or a point or barb, while the other parts of the same stones showed only the natural form and fracture.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
This time he had received a genuine wound, with poison upon the barb of the arrow that had pierced him.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
He held in his hand a curious wooden spear with a loose barb tipped with the tusk of a walrus.
THE NORSEMEN IN THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
In form it belongs to Class A of stemmed implements, is lozenge-shaped, without shoulder or barb.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
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WORDS RELATED TO BARB

  • barb
  • feeler
  • fiber
  • point
  • prickle
  • quill
  • spine
  • stubble
  • thorn
  • vibrissa
  • whisker
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.