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Definitions of sting
v. t. - Any sharp organ of offense and defense, especially when connected with a poison gland, and adapted to inflict a wound by piercing; as the caudal sting of a scorpion. The sting of a bee or wasp is a modified ovipositor. The caudal sting, or spine, of a sting ray is a modified dorsal fin ray. The term is sometimes applied to the fang of a serpent. See Illust. of Scorpion. 2
v. t. - A sharp-pointed hollow hair seated on a gland which secrets an acrid fluid, as in nettles. The points of these hairs usually break off in the wound, and the acrid fluid is pressed into it. 2
v. t. - Anything that gives acute pain, bodily or mental; as, the stings of remorse; the stings of reproach. 2
v. t. - The thrust of a sting into the flesh; the act of stinging; a wound inflicted by stinging. 2
v. t. - A goad; incitement. 2
v. t. - The point of an epigram or other sarcastic saying. 2
v. t. - To pierce or wound with a sting; as, bees will sting an animal that irritates them; the nettles stung his hands. 2
v. t. - To pain acutely; as, the conscience is stung with remorse; to bite. 2
v. t. - To goad; to incite, as by taunts or reproaches. 2

The word "sting" uses 5 letters: G I N S T.

Direct anagrams of sting:
  tings

Words formed by adding one letter before or after sting (in bold), or to ginst in any order:
a -   gainst   giants   sating   e -   ingest   signet   tinges   h -   nights   things   i -   siting   k -   tsking   l -   glints   o -   ingots   stingo   tigons   r -   string   s -   stings   y -   stingy   stying  

Shorter words found within sting:
gin   gins   gist   git   gits   in   ins   is   it   its   nit   nits   si   sign   sin   sing   sit   snit   ti   tin   ting   tins   tis  

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