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smarting

adjective

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causing intense discomfort to one's skin
  • we had to press on, despite the smarting sleet that was blowing in our faces

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smarting

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smarting

verb
present participle of smart

Synonyms of smarting (Entry 3 of 3)

to feel or cause physical pain
  • the injection only smarted for a moment

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“Smarting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/smarting. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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