The thorny branches almost seemed to reach out and grab him with each step he took, ensnaring him in their grasp.
I described how I'd had to climb up a steep and dangerous rock face to a thorny bramble bush on a narrow ledge, from where I could hear the cat meowing.
Some species use twigs from thorny plants, making the nests difficult for predators to destroy.
The white blossom stands out against the black thorny branches.
As time moved on, and in the process of looking for answers to difficult questions, the thorny issue of forgiveness cropped up.
But in the UK, the important and thorny question of ethics is holding up research.
He addresses this thorny question in his third book on the science of belief.
The big question is whether or not Namibia will take the bull by the horns and address the thorny question of inheritance.
Whether to hold a diversified portfolio is one of those thorny questions that never fails to get a group of investors arguing.
Companies today are now faced with the thorny question as to how they should spend their limited budgets.