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    stinging

    stinging - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stinging

    Definition
    (noun) a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    Synonyms : sting
    Example Sentence
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
    Definition
    (adj) (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
    Synonyms : cutting , edged
    Example Sentence
    • cutting remarks
    • edged satire
    • a stinging comment
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