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Synonyms for barbedbɑrbd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barbed, biting, nipping, pungent, mordacious(adj)

    capable of wounding

    Synonyms:
    briary, nipping, prickly, barbed, setose, mordacious, snappy, crisp, pungent, burred, nippy, bristly, barbellate, setaceous, briery, thorny, acrid, burry, biting, bitter, spiny, bristled, frosty

    Antonyms:
    unsarcastic, unarmed

  2. barbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny, thorny(adj)

    having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

    Synonyms:
    briary, nipping, prickly, barbed, setose, waspish, mordacious, pungent, burred, spinous, bristly, barbellate, setaceous, briery, thorny, burry, biting, splenetic, spiny, bristled

    Antonyms:
    unsarcastic, unarmed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. barbed(a.)

    Synonyms:
    bearded

  2. barbed(a.)

    Synonyms:
    clad in armor

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List of paraphrases:

thorny, barbed-wire

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