sting

Part of speech: verb

To stimulate.

Part of speech: verb

To pierce with a sting; use a sting.

Part of speech: verb

To cause a sensation, as from a sting.

Part of speech: verb

To be keenly painful.

Part of speech: noun

The act of stinging; the wound made by a sting.

Part of speech: noun

Zool. A sharp organ capable of inflicting a painful and poisonous wound.

Part of speech: noun

A spur; goad.

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Usage examples "sting":

  1. Stanton felt the sting of her pride, the leap of her blood. - "The U.P. Trail", Zane Grey.
  2. It wouldn't sting so much." - "Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist", John T. McIntyre.
  3. And yet it was the word to sting my wife. - "Dead Men Tell No Tales", E. W. Hornung.