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Main Entry: 1sting
Pronunciation: primarystressstieng
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): stung /primarystressstschwaeng/; sting·ing /primarystressstieng-ieng/
1 a : to prick painfully especially with a sharp or poisonous stinger <stung by a bee> b : to affect with or feel quick piercing pain or smart <hail stung their faces>
2 : to cause to suffer mentally <stung with regret>
3 : OVERCHARGE 1, cheat <got stung on the deal>
4 : to use a stinger <bees sting>

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