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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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D theses are conducted on bee stings, while Israel has the biggest bee sting clinic in the world.
With his ``unschooled tenor,'' Sting sang the archaic lyrics while accompanied by Karamazov, who played a number of different lutes throughout the evening.
Dillon McDowell, 23, and Stacey Lennon, 21, did say they would like to go to a Sting concert, but neither planned to attend Sunday's show.
But those with an allergy could be killed by just one sting.
A photo-graph shows them in the car park with Sting plugging his bass amp into the battery of his Citroen 2CV.
Widow Lynn, 45, said construction boss Anthony had suffered small swellings in the past after stings.
Lynn, supported by children Anthony, 19 and Katy, 17, last night urged anybody who had suffered a reaction to a sting to seek urgent medical advice.
Lawrence's parents used to keep bee hives in their garden but they sold them three years ago when their son first reacted badly to a bee sting.
Sting, born Gordon Sumner, took the case to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva but the agency concluded that the singer had failed to prove that the name had been registered in bad faith and that his name was a trademark.
That may not make a bee sting feel any better, but at least you might not be so angry at the bee.
Along with the buzz often comes a painful sting or itch-producing bite.
In an effort to combat this new crime wave, the state attorney's office in Jacksonville, Florida, pioneered a sting operation in which law enforcement officers posed as phone cloners who would, for a fee, reprogram stolen or inoperative cellular phones with numbers purportedly stolen from real cellular phone customers.
As every medical textbook and first-aid manual logically advises, the sting should never be summarily extracted by grabbing hold of the accompanying entrails left behind by the luckless bee.
Some of these chemicals clearly affect either nerve signals or the immune system, for an allergic reaction always follows a sting.