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Box jellyfish stings received by Chloe McCardel on her swim across the Florida Straits
verb, noun - Sting has various meanings:

1. To pierce or wound painfully with or as if with a sharp-pointed structure or organ, as that of jellyfish.
2. To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain by or as if by pricking with a tentacle of a jellyfish.
3. To inflict a wound on (a human) by the injection of venom.

1. The act of stinging.
2. The wound or pain caused by or as if by stinging.

Origins

Middle English stingen, from Old English stingan; see stegh- in Indo-European roots.

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