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The SMART Lab researches and develops new technologies to make American infrastructure “intelligent,” safer, and more cost-effective.

According to the CPSC, the issue relates specifically to the use of incorrect screws during the smart doorbell’s installation.

The Titans and Bears are still smarting from tough losses in Week 8.

Google's voice recognition means it understands most of the questions you ask it, and the Google Maps-powered navigation app is smart enough to know your battery state of charge so it can direct you to charging if needed en route.

We need both male and female allies with check-writing abilities to see investments in women not as a statistic to increase, but as smart business—one that’s good for men, women, and our health care system.

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Still fearful and smarting from the pain, I arrived on time and was led to chair in his office.

“I think we were smarting a bit at the criticism,” he told me.

I think we were smarting a bit at the criticism ... We knew we had to plot a new course for the show.

Jordan is still smarting from this early lesson in politics.

Romney is smarting from attacks over his time as the head of Bain Capital, the Boston private-equity firm he founded.

But her tenderness and marked affection went some way to soothe the smarting of the girl's sore feelings.

General Johnston was smarting under the criticisms of the campaign which resulted in the loss of Donelson.

They rose to fight, and dispersed for safety, leaving their smarting foe unable to strike for lack of a billet.

You speak in cold blood, Master Heriot, and I was smarting under a thousand wrongs inflicted on me under the mask of friendship.

Stover, smarting at his humiliation below, seized the opportunity for revenge.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smarting, such as: aching, agonizing, biting, burning, caustic, and distressing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.