Definitions of sting:
  • noun:   a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
  • noun:   a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    Example: "The sting of death"
  • noun:   a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  • noun:   a mental pain or distress
  • verb:   deliver a sting to
  • verb:   cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging
  • verb:   cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
  • verb:   cause a stinging pain
  • verb:   saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous

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