stinging

  • 161smarted — smÉ‘rt /smɑːt n. sharp stinging pain v. cause a sharp stinging pain; hurt, feel a sharp stinging pain; feel distress or humiliation adj. intelligent; clever; impertinent; shrewd; energetic, lively; fashionable, stylish …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 162smarter — smÉ‘rt /smɑːt n. sharp stinging pain v. cause a sharp stinging pain; hurt, feel a sharp stinging pain; feel distress or humiliation adj. intelligent; clever; impertinent; shrewd; energetic, lively; fashionable, stylish …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 163smartest — smÉ‘rt /smɑːt n. sharp stinging pain v. cause a sharp stinging pain; hurt, feel a sharp stinging pain; feel distress or humiliation adj. intelligent; clever; impertinent; shrewd; energetic, lively; fashionable, stylish …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 164smarting — smÉ‘rt /smɑːt n. sharp stinging pain v. cause a sharp stinging pain; hurt, feel a sharp stinging pain; feel distress or humiliation adj. intelligent; clever; impertinent; shrewd; energetic, lively; fashionable, stylish …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 165smarts — smÉ‘rt /smɑːt n. sharp stinging pain v. cause a sharp stinging pain; hurt, feel a sharp stinging pain; feel distress or humiliation adj. intelligent; clever; impertinent; shrewd; energetic, lively; fashionable, stylish …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 166sting — [c]/stɪŋ / (say sting) verb (stung, stinging) –verb (t) 1. to prick or wound with some sharp pointed, often venom bearing, organ, with which certain animals are equipped: a bee stung me. 2. to affect painfully or irritatingly, especially as a… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 167sharp — [adj1] knifelike, cutting aciculate, acuate, acuminate, acuminous, acute, apical, barbed, briery, cuspate, cuspidate, edged, fine, ground fine, honed, horned, jagged, keen, keen edged, knife edged, needlelike, needle pointed, peaked, pointed,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 168nettle — [net′ l] n. [ME netle < OE netele, akin to Ger nessel < IE base * ned , to twist together > NET1: from the use of such plants as a source of spinning fiber] 1. any of a genus (Urtica) of annual and perennial weeds of the nettle family… …

    English World dictionary

  • 169nip — nip1 [nip] vt. nipped, nipping [ME nippen, prob. < MLowG nippen or ON hnippa < IE * kneib (< base * ken , to scrape) > Gr kniptos, stingy] 1. to catch or squeeze between two surfaces, points, or edges; pinch or bite 2. to sever… …

    English World dictionary

  • 170smart — [smärt] vi. [ME smerten < OE smeortan, akin to Ger schmerzen < IE * mer d < base * mer , to rub away, fret > L mordere, to bite, sting, Gr smerdnos, frightful] 1. a) to cause sharp, stinging pain, as a slap b) to be the source of such …

    English World dictionary

  • 171great nettle — noun : stinging nettle * * * great nettle, = stinging nettle. (Cf. ↑stinging nettle) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 172tin´gling|ly — tin|gle «TIHNG guhl», verb, gled, gling, noun. –v.i. 1. a) to have a feeling of thrills or a pricking, stinging feeling: »He tingled with excitement on his first airplane trip. Her ears were tingling with cold after ice skating on the pond. b) to …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 173tin´gler — tin|gle «TIHNG guhl», verb, gled, gling, noun. –v.i. 1. a) to have a feeling of thrills or a pricking, stinging feeling: »He tingled with excitement on his first airplane trip. Her ears were tingling with cold after ice skating on the pond. b) to …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 174tin|gle — «TIHNG guhl», verb, gled, gling, noun. –v.i. 1. a) to have a feeling of thrills or a pricking, stinging feeling: »He tingled with excitement on his first airplane trip. Her ears were tingling with cold after ice skating on the pond. b) to smart;… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 175Pungent — Pun gent, a. [L. pungens, entis, p. pr. of pungere, punctum, to prick. Cf. {Compunction}, {Expunge}, {Poignant}, {Point}, n., {Puncheon}, {Punctilio}, {Punt}, v. t.] 1. Causing a sharp sensation, as of the taste, smell, or feelings; pricking;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 176lash — I. verb Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to move violently or suddenly ; dash 2. to thrash or beat violently < rain lashed at the windowpanes > 3. to make a verbal attack or retort usually used with …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 177nettle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English netel; akin to Old High German nazza nettle, Greek adikē Date: before 12th century 1. any of a genus (Urtica of the family Urticaceae, the nettle family) of chiefly coarse herbs armed with&#8230; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 178Ant — For other uses, see Ant (disambiguation). Ants Temporal range: 130–0&#160;Ma …

    Wikipedia

  • 179Serotonin — chembox ImageFileL1 = Serotonin (5 HT).svg ImageSizeL1 = 145px ImageFileR1 = Serotonin 3D vdW.png ImageSizeR1 = 145px IUPACName = 5 Hydroxytryptamine or 3 (2 aminoethyl) 1 H indol 5 ol OtherNames = Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 50 67 9&#8230; …

    Wikipedia

  • 180Cnidocyte — Not to be confused with Pneumatocyst. Nomarski micrograph of a Ruthenium red stained nematocyst from Aiptasia pallida, the pale anemone. The red dye stains the polyanionic venom proteins found inside the capsule of this partially discharged&#8230; …

    Wikipedia