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Stinging

Sting´ing
a.1.Piercing, or capable of piercing, with a sting; inflicting acute pain as if with a sting, goad, or pointed weapon; pungent; biting; as, stinging cold; a stinging rebuke.
Stinging cell
(Zool.) Same as Lasso cell, under Lasso.
Noun1.stinging - a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles"
Synonyms: sting
Adj.1.stinging - causing or experiencing a painful shivering feeling as from many tiny pricks; "a prickling blush of embarrassment"; "the tingling feeling in a foot that has gone to sleep"; "a stinging nettle"; "the stinging windblown sleet"
Synonyms: prickling, tingling
2.stinging - having a sting or the capacity to sting; "stinging insects"; "stinging nettles"
Antonyms:
stingless - having no sting; "stingless bees"
3.stinging - (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"
Synonyms: cutting, edged
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Stimulism
Stimulus
stimulus generalisation
stimulus generalization
Sting
Sting moth
sting operation
Sting ray
Sting winkle
Stingaree
stingaree-bush
Stingbull
Stinger
Stingfish
Stingily
Stinginess
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Stinging cell
stinging hair
stinging nettle
Stingless
Stingo
stingray
Stingtail
Stingy
Stink
stink bell
stink bomb
stink fly
stink out
Stink rat
Stink shad
Stink trap
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