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thistly

[ this-lee, -uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF thistly

Synonyms for thistly

  • barbed
  • briery
  • bristling
  • bristly
  • echinate
  • prickly
  • pricky
  • spiked
  • spiky
  • spinous
  • spiny
  • stinging
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR THISTLY

In this valley there were the most beautiful flowers, mallows, chrysanthemums, and thistly plants.

Perhaps it was the thistly food he ate which had an effect upon his temper and made him the awkward creature he had grown.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR THISTLY

echinate

adjectivethorny
  • barbed
  • briery
  • bristling
  • echinated
  • prickly
  • pricky
  • spiked
  • spiky
  • spiny
  • thistly
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