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What some insects and insults can do

While searching our database we found the following answers for: What some insects and insults can do crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on March 13 2022 New York Times Crossword puzzle. The answer we have for What some insects and insults can do has a total of 5 letters.

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Definition

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.
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.
Anything that gives acute pain, bodily or mental; as, the stings of remorse; the stings of reproach.
The thrust of a sting into the flesh; the act of stinging; a wound inflicted by stinging.
A goad; incitement.
The point of an epigram or other sarcastic saying.
To pierce or wound with a sting; as, bees will sting an animal that irritates them; the nettles stung his hands.
To pain acutely; as, the conscience is stung with remorse; to bite.
To goad; to incite, as by taunts or reproaches.

The word STING is a 5 letter word that has 1 syllable's. The syllable division for STING is: sting

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STING has a total of 5 letters

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