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adjective as in abrasive

adjective as in echinate

adjective as in pricky

adjective as in thistly

adjective as in thorny

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The furry limb, spiky-leaf trees are native to the area, and it is currently illegal to remove them since they are a candidate for protection under the California Endangered Species Act.

The block that followed was much larger, the size of a small brick, its surfaces angled together into a sharp point, like a microcosm of the spiky mountains all around us.

She wore a blue T-shirt with the words “Don’t Try Me,” matching her spiky blue bob.

He sampled the spiky “Ether” for the boom-bap of Run the Jewels’ “The Ground Below,” his way of sharing the music with a new generation of listeners.

Developed by Sayeed Khan, who was a grandson of indentured laborers, the brand’s spice mix is a household staple, adored for its nuanced and spiky flavor.

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On this page you'll find 371 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spiky, such as: annoying, biting, caustic, harsh, irritating, and cutting.

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