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thorn•y



Pronunciation: (thôr'nē), [key]
adj., thorn•i•er, thorn•i•est.
1. abounding in or characterized by thorns; spiny; prickly.
2. thornlike.
3. overgrown with thorns or brambles.
4. painful; vexatious: a thorny predicament.
5. full of difficulties, complexities, or controversial points: a thorny question.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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