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Overview of noun stinging

The noun stinging has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. sting, stinging

(a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles")


Overview of verb sting

The verb sting has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (1) bite, sting, burn

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

2. (1) sting, bite, prick

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

3. (1) stick, sting

(saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill")

4. prick, sting, twinge

(cause a stinging pain; "The needle pricked his skin")

5. sting

(cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging; "His remark stung her")


Overview of adj stinging

The adj stinging has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. cutting, edged, stinging

((of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment")

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