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Synonyms for sting

Synonyms for sting

to cause to become sore or inflamed

to feel or cause to feel a sensation of heat or discomfort

to get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

a sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury

a cutting quality

a stimulating or intoxicating effect

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a kind of pain

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a mental pain or distress

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a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

deliver a sting to

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saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous

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cause a stinging pain

cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging

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Left, RCT council is not the first example of new identities - people like Gordon Sumner (Sting) and Reg Dwight (Elton John) also decided a change of name was in order.
How much better it would be if Sting, or even Gordon Sumner, could appear at the Lesters, talking about going racing in Britain with anyone.
Sting, real name Gordon Sumner has said: "I think eroticism is incredibly important, at least as important as art and politics, and we make a huge mistake and pay a terrible price if we try to suppress it.
One who did not make it footballwise but certainly went on to fame and fortune was Gordon Sumner, otherwise Sting, who lived nearby and played five-a-side at the club.
IN the years before he found fame in The Police, Gordon Sumner, earned a living as a teacher - a role which inspired the song Don't Stand So Close to Me.
How did musician Gordon Sumner acquire the name of Sting?
Sting, 57, real name Gordon Sumner, and his wife Trudie Styler, 55, were "beside themselves with worry" and rushed to the Los Angeles hospital where Coco had been admitted.
Gordon Sumner recognized TriWest at a signing ceremony during a gathering of the company's leadership Sunday in Westlake Village.
Gordon Sumner scored a unique double in June 1983: a No.
But the protest by the singer - real name Gordon Sumner -seems likely to be ignored.
GRAHAM WYLIE from Whitley Bay has made a big splash in his short career as a racehorse owner, and the north east is represented in the Rich List by two other racing Geordies - Gordon Sumner and John Elliott.
The multi-millionaire real name Gordon Sumner admitswithout his music he ``might well have become a delinquent''.
Paul Hewson doesn't quite have the same ring as Bono, and it's hard to imagine that Sting would have been quite so successful if he'd been plain old Gordon Sumner.
Afterwards Sting, who was born Gordon Sumner, a milkman's son, confessed: "It's kind of nerve-wracking and a huge risk to come to Newcastle and present something very unfinished and raw and hope people will understand the process and feel they can invest in it emotionally.
The reunion was all the more remarkable because of the bitter feud between the band after 55-year-old Sting - real name Gordon Sumner - quit unexpectedly in 1986.