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1. sting

noun. ['ˈstɪŋ'] a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung.

Synonyms

  • hurting
  • stinging

Antonyms

  • undamaged
  • extinguish
  • hypopigmentation

Etymology

  • sting (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Bee Sting

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  • yenching
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  • peking
  • mei-ling
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Example sentences of the word bee-sting


1. Noun Phrase
Numerous spider species can cause a painful poisonous bite, but most are similar to a bee sting.

2. Noun Phrase
Carpenter bee stings are painful, and the pain may linger for an hour or longer.

3. Noun Phrase
If your fat lip is the result of a bee sting, take an over-the-counter antihistamine like diphenhydramine.

4. Noun Phrase
Remember, if you are allergic to bee stings, you may be allergic to all bee products.

2. sting

verb. ['ˈstɪŋ'] deliver a sting to.

Synonyms

  • pierce
  • bite

Antonyms

  • backward
  • styleless
  • manual

Etymology

  • sting (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sting

verb. ['ˈstɪŋ'] cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort.

Synonyms

  • urticate
  • nettle
  • bite
  • smart
  • ache
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • enjoy
  • better

Etymology

  • sting (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sting

verb. ['ˈstɪŋ'] saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous.

Synonyms

  • force
  • thrust

Antonyms

  • please
  • cultivated plant
  • stupid

Etymology

  • sting (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sting

noun. ['ˈstɪŋ'] a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property.

Synonyms

  • gyp
  • hustle
  • bunco
  • confidence trick
  • bunko
  • cheat
  • bunco game
  • con
  • confidence game
  • flimflam
  • con game
  • sting operation
  • rig
  • bunko game

Antonyms

  • linger
  • dissuade
  • square shooter
  • undercharge

Etymology

  • sting (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sting

noun. ['ˈstɪŋ'] a mental pain or distress.

Synonyms

  • pain
  • hurting

Antonyms

  • pleasure
  • be full
  • be well

Etymology

  • sting (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sting

verb. ['ˈstɪŋ'] cause a stinging pain.

Synonyms

  • suffer
  • prick
  • ache
  • prickle
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • kind
  • detach
  • dislodge
  • travel

Etymology

  • sting (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. sting

noun. ['ˈstɪŋ'] a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin.

Synonyms

  • insect bite
  • harm
  • bee sting
  • flea bite
  • trauma
  • mosquito bite
  • injury
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • addition
  • failure
  • good health

Etymology

  • sting (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bee

noun. ['ˈbiː'] any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.

Synonyms

  • Apoidea
  • Nomia melanderi
  • superfamily Apoidea
  • hymenopter
  • mining bee
  • bumblebee
  • andrena
  • leaf-cutter
  • honeybee
  • hymenopteran
  • Apis mellifera
  • hymenopteron
  • alkali bee
  • hymenopterous insect
  • cuckoo-bumblebee
  • potter bee
  • leaf-cutter bee
  • leaf-cutting bee
  • andrenid
  • carpenter bee
  • mason bee
  • humblebee

10. bee

noun. ['ˈbiː'] a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions.

Synonyms

  • husking bee
  • cornhusking
  • social gathering
  • social affair
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