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1) thorny. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Full of sharp needlelike protuberances: briery, echinate, prickly, pricky, spiny, thistly. See SHARP. 2. So replete with interlocking points and complications as...

2) thorny. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Full of or covered with thorns. 2. Spiny. 3. Painfully controversial; vexatious: a thorny situation; thorny issues. thorniˇly -ADVERBthorniˇness -NOUN...

3) logwood. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...logwood, small, thorny tree (Haematoxylon campechianum) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family) native to tropical America and introduced into other tropical regions....

4) umkokola. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...umkokola, small, thorny S and E African tree (Dovyalis caffra, also called kei-apple), widely cultivated in its native area for the round or oval bright yellow fruits....

5) raspberry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...raspberry, name for several thorny shrubs of the genus Rubus of the family Rosaceae (rose family) and for their fruit (see bramble)....

6) spiny. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. Full of sharp needlelike protuberances: briery, echinate, prickly, pricky, thistly, thorny. See SHARP. 2. So replete with interlocking points and complications...

7) prickly. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. Full of sharp needlelike protuberances: briery, echinate, pricky, spiny, thistly, thorny. See SHARP. 2. So replete with interlocking points and complications as...

8) 40399. Montaigne, Michel de. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:40399 QUOTATION:It is a thorny undertaking, and more so than it seems, to follow a movement so wandering as that of our mind, to penetrate the opaque depths...

9) Golden Rose. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A cluster of roses and rosebuds growing on one thorny stem, all of the purest gold, chiselled with exquisite workmanship. In its cup, among its petals, the Pope,...

10) blackthorn. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A thorny deciduous Eurasian shrub (Prunus spinosa) having white flowers and small, bluish-black, plumlike fruits used chiefly for flavoring alcoholic beverages such...

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