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synonyms for ticklish

  • awkward
  • delicate
  • precarious
  • thorny
  • touchy
  • volatile
  • capricious
  • chancy
  • changeable
  • critical
  • dangerous
  • fickle
  • inconstant
  • mercurial
  • nice
  • risky
  • rocky
  • sensitive
  • temperamental
  • trying
  • uncertain
  • unstable
  • unsteady
  • variable
See also synonyms for: ticklishness

antonyms for ticklish

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  • calm
  • easy
  • firm
  • stable
  • strong
  • straightforward
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How to use ticklish in a sentence

I ran my thumb across my sole and felt a jolting, ticklish sensation I later learned meant I had nerve damage.
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Here am I, trying to get you out of a mighty ticklish situation, and you go and get funny.
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He knows a lot of useful stuff, and these are ticklish times.'
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He settled back on his haunches and gave a little thought to the matter, and understood that he had a ticklish job ahead of him.
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It was a ticklish business recovering the sledge which hung suspended in the crevasse.
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It164 would have been a ticklish business to make one's way along the deck then, he thought.
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I have been in many ticklish places, but I never got into one where I was worse stumped than I was that night.
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"Bread sauce is so ticklish; a simmer too much and it's clean done for," Mrs. Baker said with a voice of great solicitude.
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Browning says that it is a ticklish matter to play with souls, but Lady Ellington did not stand convicted over this.
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If there was the least suspicion of a sea over the reef it was indeed a ticklish task landing or embarking stores and men.
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WORDS RELATED TO TICKLISH

  • compromising
  • delicate
  • difficult
  • embarrassed
  • ill at ease
  • inconvenient
  • inopportune
  • painful
  • perplexing
  • sticky
  • thorny
  • ticklish
  • troublesome
  • trying
  • uncomfortable
  • unpleasant
  • untimely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.