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synonyms for needles

  • badger
  • bait
  • bedevil
  • goad
  • hector
  • irk
  • irritate
  • nag
  • pester
  • prod
  • quiz
  • taunt
  • tweak
  • aggravate
  • bother
  • examine
  • gnaw
  • harass
  • nettle
  • plague
  • prick
  • provoke
  • question
  • ride
  • rile
  • ruffle
  • spur
  • sting
  • worry
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antonyms for needles

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  • assuage
  • delight
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • make happy
  • please
  • aid
  • appease
  • assist
  • help
  • mollify
  • soothe
  • praise
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How to use needles in a sentence

Needles also pose a risk to the providers administering them and require safe disposals.
SCIENTISTS HAVE SPENT NEARLY 100 YEARS SEARCHING FOR A BETTER WAY TO GIVE VACCINESKATHERINE ELLEN FOLEYAPRIL 5, 2021QUARTZ
Sometimes dumb-bells, compact sheaves of fine needles, and irregular rhizome forms are seen (Fig. 40).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
May it please your Transparent Highness, I've found out how the needles get into the haystacks.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
While she flitted into the next room to fetch a stamp, Mrs. Haughstone, her needles arrested in mid-air, looked steadily at Tom.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He saw the tips of the fir trees shimmer, and heard them whisper as the breeze turned their needles towards the light.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Mrs. Ducksmith shot a timid glance at him and the knitting needles clicked together nervously.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The keenest lawyer in our county is not so clever a cross-examiner as his sister when she sits with her needles and yarn.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Jess, who liked above all things to be orderly, spread out the big gray laundry bag on the pine needles for a tablecloth.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Jess laid the dog down on a bed of moss as she spoke, and started energetically to scoop up piles of the fragrant needles.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
A big pile of pine needles was loaded into the freight car for Henry's bed, and covered with the other half of the laundry bag.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
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WORDS RELATED TO NEEDLES

  • all-overs
  • angst
  • ants in pants
  • apprehension
  • botheration
  • butterflies
  • care
  • cold sweat
  • concern
  • creeps
  • disquiet
  • disquietude
  • distress
  • doubt
  • downer
  • drag
  • dread
  • flap
  • foreboding
  • fretfulness
  • fuss
  • goose bumps
  • heebie-jeebies
  • jitters
  • misery
  • misgiving
  • mistrust
  • nail-biting
  • needles
  • nervousness
  • panic
  • pins and needles
  • restlessness
  • solicitude
  • suffering
  • suspense
  • sweat
  • trouble
  • uncertainty
  • unease
  • uneasiness
  • watchfulness
  • willies
  • worriment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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