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  • adj. comparative form of pesky: more pesky


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  • Next comes the Living River Trail, starting with a trout pool populated by fish, serenely floating wood ducks, turtles and other peskier species such as "giant toe biters" (water bugs).

    Where the Wild Things Are

  • Starlings, however, are often seen as peskier creatures.

    In Rome, Starling Stalkers Try to Scare the Birds Out of Town

  • By the same logic, if I, as a botanist, tell someone exactly how to make ricin from castor beans, knowing that they need a method to kill one of their peskier in-laws, then it's nothing to do with me if the in-laws die of ricin poisoning.

    Beggars the Imagination (and the Republic)

  • Privacy issues aside, such developments could eliminate some of the peskier problems of virtually attending a physical conference.


  • Orbuch suggests that by sprinkling more goodness around, couples will ultimately feel better about one another and be in a stronger position to tackle larger, peskier relationship issues head on.

    Winnipeg Sun

  • Sometimes I just don't have anything worthwhile to say (all the time, some of my peskier readers would say), and since I'm my own boss, when that happens, I just tell myself to take a break.

    The Athens NEWS :: Athens, Ohio's only locally-owned newspaper :: Home

  • Keep paying for those pesky traffic lights and peskier cops.


  • That said, I was wondering if you had an opinion on how to respond to one of the peskier questions addressed specifically to Americans that nobody seems to be able to answer.


  • I don't know how to break it to those geniuses (genii?) at the United Nations, but we have this pesky thingy in America called a Constitution, which has an even peskier component called the First Amendment.

    Crush Liberalism

  • Juneau's city-prowling black bears got peskier this year as some began to defeat reinforced trash cans and Dumpsters.


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