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He had a nasty wasp sting on his leg.
How do you treat bee stings?
She felt the sting of tears in her eyes.
A pay bonus should take the sting out of the tax increases.
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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
a sardonic smile, expression, or comment shows a lack of respect for what someone else has said...
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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Definition of sting from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.