His hand was smarting as though struck with the lash of a whip.
For a quarter of an hour he thus kept her smarting and trembling.
For Audrey, smarting from Wyndham's insult, it was the flick of the lash in her face.
They cannot move their dead cats while smarting 'neath the cruel English yoke.
"No, Sir," said Grenfell, smarting under the sting of what he felt to be an insult.