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1. sting  (noun) 
a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

  More Specific:
sting operation - a complicated confidence game planned and executed with great care (especially an operation implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals)

  More Generic:
    swindle     cheat     rig

2. sting  (noun) 
a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect''s stinger into skin

  Also known as: bite, insect bite

  More Specific:
bee sting - a sting inflicted by a bee
flea bite - sting inflicted by a flea
mosquito bite - a sting inflicted by a mosquito

  More Generic:
    injury     hurt     harm     trauma

3. sting  (noun) 
a mental pain or distress; "a pang of conscience"

  Also known as: pang

  More Generic:
    pain     hurting

4. sting  (noun) 
a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles"

  Also known as: stinging

  More Generic:
    pain     hurting

5. sting  (verb) 
saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"

  Also known as: stick

  More Generic:
    force     thrust

6. sting  (verb) 
deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday"

  Also known as: bite, prick

  More Generic:

7. sting  (verb) 
cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging; "His remark stung her"

  More Generic:
    hurt     wound     injure     bruise     offend     spite

8. sting  (verb) 
cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"

  Also known as: bite, burn

  More Specific:
nettle / urticate - sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation

  More Generic:
    ache     smart     hurt

  Verb Group:

9. sting  (verb) 
cause a stinging pain; "The needle pricked his skin"

  Also known as: prick, twinge

  More Specific:
prickle / prick - cause a prickling sensation

  More Generic:
    hurt     ache     suffer


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