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  Words related to nettle

Related / Similar Words: annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, gravel, vex, chafe, devil, urticate

 

Definition:
  • any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae);
  • cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves";
  • sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation;

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    Hyponyms: stinging nettle, Urtica dioica, Roman nettle, Urtica pipulifera, wood nettle, Laportea canadensis, richweed, clearweed, dead nettle, Pilea pumilla, artillery plant, Pilea microphylla, friendship plant, panamica, panamiga, Pilea involucrata, get, get under one's skin, eat into, fret, rankle, grate, peeve, ruffle, harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke, antagonize, antagonise

     

    Grouped Verbs: chafe, urticate

     

    Derivational Morphology: urticate, mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan, irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration, annoying, tease, teaser, annoyer, vexer, pique, temper, aggravation, provocation, irritant, thorn, bother, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass, urtication

     

    Anagrams: lenten

     

    Language Translations:
    Armenian: եղիճ   Dutch: netel  
    Finnish: nokkonen   French: ortie  
    German: Nessel   Greek: αναλήφη  
    Interlingua: urtica   Italian: ortica  
    Korean: 쐐기풀   Latin: urtīca  
    Polish: pokrzywa   Portuguese: ortiga  
    Russian: крапива   Spanish: ortiga  
     
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