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Several grasses have leaves which end in sharp or needlelike points.

The tongue is made to vibrate by tapping with the finger a needlelike spur that is left at the end of the instrument.

Numerous stiff, needlelike thorns form a dense spiny yellowish coating over the entire mass.

The usual ridges prevail and are armored with clustering radial spines of unequal length, very sharp and needlelike.

These disks are covered with fringes of yellow and brown spicules, needlelike and tough, and the edges also are fringed with them.

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On this page you'll find 221 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to needlelike, such as: acuminate, barbed, edged, fine, honed, and horned.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.