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Adj.1.Aculeated - having or resembling a stinger or barbaculeated - having or resembling a stinger or barb; "aculeate insects such as bees and wasps"
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Hence, Lord Hatherley LC's aculeated apophthegm of 1872 in The
The poem's protagonist--"The cautious Gunslinger / of impeccable personal smoothness"--is a charismatic, extralapsarian persona somewhere between Clint Eastwood's High Plain's Drifter and Lenny Bruce, marked by a versatile intelligence and a tendency to communicate in aculeated pronunciamentos.