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barbed

adjective  us   /bɑrbd/
having a sharp point which curves backwards
unkind and criticizing: a barbed comment
Translations of “barbed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 帶刺的,有倒刺的, (說話)帶刺的,譏諷的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 带刺的,有倒刺的, (话)带刺的,讥讽的…
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