Nettle Synonyms: annoy, irritate

Nettle Sentence: He was nettled when his suggestions were casually disregarded by his boss.

Under The Lens: Grasp The Nettle

Nettle is any plant of the genus Urtica, covered with stinging hairs. As a verb nettle means to sting like a nettle or annoy. The idiom ‘grasp the nettle’ means to undertake or tackle an unpleasant task.

 

 

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