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  • adj. superlative form of pesky: most pesky.


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  • He has fast enough feet to jet past even the peskiest of defenders and he has a quick release to his pass.

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  • They often play on the same line as Tomas Holmstrom, who is generally regarded as the league's peskiest net-front player.

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  • The primary growing point for Hermione Emma Watson in this film involved confronting the peskiest element of life for those who rely on reason — her emotions.

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  • WINNING EVERY DRAW Kris Draper has some of hockey's quickest hands Mr. Draper, 36, a redheaded Red Wing with a leprechaun's grin, has used his fast feet and scrappy style to establish himself as one of the NHL's peskiest and most effective defensive forwards.

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  • McFay, a carpenter, who had distinguished himself at the previous trial by the melodramatic quality of his testimony, proved the peskiest witness of all.

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  • And the one that's peskiest to answer is "Why are stocks worth anything at all?"

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  • Lookout Mobile Security, which just raised fresh capital to boost its fight against mobile malware, said it has identified the peskiest cell phone threat to date.


  • One of the peskiest recurring problems on the station is the toilet situation.

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