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Adjective: needled  nee-duld
  1. Of trees whose leaves are acerate
Verb: needle  nee-d(u)l
  1. Annoy or provoke, as by constant criticism
    "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks";
    - goad
  2. (sewing) prick with a needle

See also: simple, unsubdivided

Type of: beset, chevvy [non-standard], chevy, chivvy, chivy, harass, harry, hassle [informal], molest, plague, prick, prickle, provoke

Encyclopedia: Needle, thread & knot