Thesaurus / ticklish
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Here am I, trying to get you out of a mighty ticklish situation, and you go and get funny.
He knows a lot of useful stuff, and these are ticklish times.'
SARAH'S SCHOOL FRIENDMAY BALDWIN
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.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
It was a ticklish business recovering the sledge which hung suspended in the crevasse.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
It164 would have been a ticklish business to make one's way along the deck then, he thought.
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
I have been in many ticklish places, but I never got into one where I was worse stumped than I was that night.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
"Bread sauce is so ticklish; a simmer too much and it's clean done for," Mrs. Baker said with a voice of great solicitude.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
Browning says that it is a ticklish matter to play with souls, but Lady Ellington did not stand convicted over this.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
If there was the least suspicion of a sea over the reef it was indeed a ticklish task landing or embarking stores and men.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
Surely a ticklish operation, this;—arguing a sanguine temper in General Rutowski!
WORDS RELATED TO TICKLISH
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