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Meaning of sting

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being
           stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of
           nettles" [syn: {sting}, {stinging}]
      2: a mental pain or distress; "a pang of conscience" [syn:
         {pang}, {sting}]
      3: a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger
         into skin [syn: {sting}, {bite}, {insect bite}]
      4: a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person
         to buy worthless property [syn: {bunco}, {bunco game},
         {bunko}, {bunko game}, {con}, {confidence trick}, {confidence
         game}, {con game}, {gyp}, {hustle}, {sting}, {flimflam}]
      v 1: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun
           burned his face" [syn: {bite}, {sting}, {burn}]
      2: deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday" [syn:
         {sting}, {bite}, {prick}]
      3: saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They
         stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax
         bill" [syn: {stick}, {sting}]
      4: cause a stinging pain; "The needle pricked his skin" [syn:
         {prick}, {sting}, {twinge}]
      5: cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging; "His remark stung

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