sting

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sting

noun

Definition of STING

1
an instance of the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value <the pawn shop operation turned out to be a sting by undercover police officers to catch the ring of burglars>
Synonyms bunco (or bunko), con, fiddle [chiefly British], flimflam, gyp, hustle, scam, shell game, sting, swindle
2
a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body <the sting of cold air against my face>
Near Antonyms comfort, ease, easiness

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