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  • adj. comparative form of touchy: more touchy

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Examples

  • Logan said the southern San Juans are "much quieter" than the northern San Juans, with conditions becoming "touchier" at Red Mountain Pass.

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  • Even queries from those more interested in driving the discussion away from the science and toward the touchier social or political concerns were fielded with grace and aplomb.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

  • I have a feeling this subject is going to be even touchier than the speculation that surrounded the cast of the now defunct JLA movie, so let the battle begin in the comment section, or over in the Major Spoilers Movie Forum. via Hollywood Reporter

    Akira Getting Live Action Treatment | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • A touchier issue arises with a character named for Gary Coleman, the former child TV star whose adult financial hardships have been widely chronicled over the years.

    'Avenue Q' at the Lansburgh Theatre: Smutty puppets in a Shakespeare temple?

  • "It's a touchier topic from the male perspective," weighs in Shawn Graham, author of Courting Your Career: Match Yourself with the Perfect Job.

    Flirting Your Way To The Corner Office

  • - In 2004, the members of Metallica showed their touchier, feelier side in the documentary film "Some Kind of Monster."

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  • In North America, where race was a touchier subject, there were difficulties over airplay until the Group's Caucasian ancestry was comfirmed by a promotional film shown on television.

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  • That would make Obama's early intervention in the race touchier, pitting the first African American president against the city's black community - if Emanuel was also a finalist.

    In Chicago, it's not Rahm's for the asking

  • Yet, while questioning the Diaspora myth is a sensitive topic for many Israelis and their supporters around the world, it is even touchier to challenge the Biblical claim that God, through Moses, struck a covenant with the Israelites to conquer the land and possess it for all time.

    Ancient Israeli Myths Deter Peace

  • It's unforunate that this wasn't [part I] rather than [part II], in which case the touchier parts of Prof. Lederman's response and the angry comments (including mine) wouldn't have been necessary.

    Balkinization

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