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to provoke / to irritate / to upset / to stimulate / to excite / irritant
to sprint / to spurt / to dash / big effort
  *刺* | 刺* | *刺
(onom.) whoosh
  *刺* | 刺* | *刺
thorn / sting / thrust / to prick / to pierce / to stab / to assassinate / to murder
to satirize / to mock / irony / satire / sarcasm
to embroider / embroidery
to assassinate / (military) to fight with a bayonet / (baseball) to put out (a baserunner)
spur (on riding boots)
stab of pain / sting / fig. stimulus to action / a prick
medical puncture to extract bodily fluid (a tap) / body piercing / puncture
to stab to death
to prick with a needle / to treat by acupuncture
to dazzle / to offend the eyes / dazzling / harsh (light) / crude (colors) / unsightly
thrilling / exciting / stimulating / irritating / provocative / pungent / spicy
to skewer / to impale / to pierce through
pimple / comedo / blackhead / acne
to puncture / to pierce
to assail the nostrils / acrid / pungent
provincial governor (old)
to stab
to be attacked by an assassin
barb / whiskers
thorny / (fig.) barbed / sarcastic
spur / bony outgrowth
barb / barbed tip (e.g. of fishhook)
to carp / nitpicking / petty criticism
false acacia / Robinia pseudoacacia
to pry into / to spy on / to probe into
venomous sting
to assassinate / to commit a murder
to hit with a piercing blow
amniocentesis (used in Taiwan)
to stab / to attack with knife
bone chilling wind (idiom)
a thorn in one's flesh
to study assiduously and tirelessly (idiom) / see also 頭懸梁錐刺股|头悬梁锥刺股
bayonet charge
feeling brambles and thorns in one's back (idiom) / uneasy and nervous / to be on pins and needles
  *刾* | 刾* | *刾
old variant of
lit. with his head attached to a beam and stabbing his thigh with an awl (idiom) / fig. to study assiduously and tirelessly
Chinese juniper
irritant agent
acupuncture anesthesia
bayonet practice in pairs
to ridicule / to mock
an awkward person / a difficult person to deal with
to tattoo
a thorn / fig. to ridicule sb / fig. sth wrong
to stab / to hack
to plot to assassinate
to puncture / to pierce
bayonet charge
to tattoo
talk nicely and avoid disputes / give compliments and not remarks
hidden barbs in one's words / hostile subtext
Cnidaria (animal phylum including jellyfish and sessile polyps)
to talk incessantly / to chatter on and on
prickly amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus)
to find fault
splash (of a fish)
piercing / cutting / bone-chilling / penetrating (cold)
barbed wire
horse spur
to stab from hiding
nematocyst / capsule of nettle cells of medusa or anemone
variant of 刺激, to irritate / stimulus
Indian coral tree / sunshine tree / tiger's claw / Erythrina variegata (botany)
visiting card / name card
cnidocyte / nettle cell of medusa or anemone
gaudy / glaring / unpleasant to the eyes
Cnidaria (animal phylum including jellyfish and sessile polyps)
manyprickle (Acanthopanax senticosus), root used in TCM
to pick out the bones in a fish
biting words / stinging words
cnidocyte / nettle cell of medusa
erhua variant of 挑毛剔刺
Acanthorhodeus tonkinensis Vaillant (small carp)
Acanthorhodeus chankaensis (small carp)
sea holly (Eryngium maritimum)
acne / spots
lung irritant
growth hormone
lancing pain
a thorn in one's eye / fig. a thorn in one's flesh
king trumpet mushroom (Pleurotus eryngii)
pins and needles (in muscle) / paresthesia
to find fault / to carp / nitpicking

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