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Overview of verb bite

The verb bite has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (12) bite, seize with teeth

(to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her")

2. (2) bite, sting, burn

(cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face")

3. (1) bite

(penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface")

4. sting, bite, prick

(deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday")


Overview of adj biting

The adj biting has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) barbed, biting, nipping, pungent, mordacious

(capable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire")

2. biting, bitter

(causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold; "bitter cold"; "a biting wind")

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