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The handicap, after some needling back and forth, was fixed at eight strokes.

They also seem to take special pleasure in needling the clean-cut, well-starched Romney camp.

Jon Stewart warmed up for his Washington rally this weekend by needling the president on the Daily Show.

It might be considered the younger, post-Tiananmen generation's way of needling the power.

Chewing the scriber and needling his brain, he slowly built up a list of other possibilities.

On and on went the five, needling, pressing at every weak spot, trying to break him down.

And naturally Marina was needling him all the time to buy an automobile.

Apart from an impression, as a matter of fact you were present and knew she was needling him to purchase an automobile?

The results are somewhat similar to those obtained by needling, but the clot formed on the large coil of wire is more extensive.


On this page you'll find 227 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to needling, such as: acerbic, acid, arrogant, biting, bitter, and brusque.

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