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If the judge allows the bankruptcy filing to proceed, he will then weigh other touchy questions, including a request from a dissenting NRA board member who has asked the judge to appoint an independent examiner to review the organization’s finances.
Alas, some of the creature comforts are almost too high tech, like the touchy steering-wheel audio controls and numerous options for accessing and updating channels and presets.
This one topic, however, seems to be especially touchy for him, and I'm truly at a loss on how to broach it.
Now you’re thinking that maybe you’re no longer attractive enough, which is sort of his thought about himself, and you’re touchy.
The international negotiations are often touchy, time consuming and incremental.
For goodness' sake, don't take to gettin' touchy like some people are!
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
No small stint I had of it too; for he was peevish and touchy as a young badger.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
Yet the intrinsic quality of the event moved his touchy sensitiveness less than its conjectured effect upon the minds of others.
We been hearing down at the camp you were so mighty touchy you didn't allow a man within a rod of the line.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
The boney finger moved inward from the trigger guard and closed ever so gently about the touchy, hair-filed trigger—then waited.

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