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stings

noun , plural of sting

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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
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2 a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body
  • the sting of cold air against my face
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