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aculeated (adjective), more aculeated, most aculeated
1. Descriptive of something that is pointed or sharpened to a needle-like point; armed with prickles: A wild rosebush is certainly aculeated having numerous thorns on all the stems.
2. As a figure of speech: pointed, incisive, keen, pungent: As a journalist, Timothy was noted for his aculeated questions presented to the politicians.
This entry is located in the following unit: acuto-, acut-, acuti-, acu-, -cusis; also, agu- (page 2)