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synonyms for stung

  • bite
  • hurt
  • inspire
  • burn
  • electrify
  • injure
  • needle
  • pique
  • poke
  • prickle
  • smart
  • tingle
  • wound
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antonyms for stung

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  • aid
  • cure
  • heal
  • help
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How to use stung in a sentence

There’s a fair amount of body horror here, beginning with a bee-stung hand that continues to fester and flake.
CANDYMAN TEASES OUT NEW RELEVANCE FROM A ‘90S HORROR CLASSICSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKAUGUST 27, 2021TIME
Stung to the soul, Louis threw himself at her feet, to proclaim his innocence of all these inferences, before heaven and her.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The blows stung, and Black Sheep struck back at random with all the power at his command.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Sues saucy, self-congratulatory toss of the head 14 stung her so that she could have cried out.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
It became possible to breathe without discomfort to the lungs; my eyes no longer stung and watered.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The cold air from the sea stung our cheeks sharply as we left the close atmosphere of the little crowded tent.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The slush fairly smothered or blanketed the shell but I was wetted through and was stung up properly with small gravel.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He had a moment's respite now, for Fortunio stung—though lightly was not likely to come again until he had others to support him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He conveyed such a suggestion of regret at this that Trenchard bounded forward, stung to speech.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
He had made handsome acknowledgment of a handsome apology, stung to it by the currishness of Richard.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STUNG

  • afflicted
  • aggrieved
  • annoyed
  • annoying
  • critical
  • distressing
  • grieved
  • grieving
  • indignant
  • irked
  • irritated
  • pained
  • peeved
  • pressing
  • resentful
  • sensitive
  • smarting
  • stung
  • troubled
  • upset
  • urgent
  • vexed
  • weighty
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