In 1974, Nixon was stung by a popular display of Egyptian artifacts in the Soviet Union.
It must have stung, and the fact that this book even exists suggests how much.
Still, the criticisms have stung, particularly in the age of post-Mitt Romney Mormon mainstreaming.
In 1974, Richard Nixon was stung by a popular display of Egyptian artifacts in the Soviet Union.
That stung, and when McConnell approached Reid late Monday to strike a deal, he was rebuffed.
stung by this reproach and the supreme courage of their general, the men recovered.
O shell-borne Neptune, I am pierc'd and stung With new-born life!
I bought a pocket-knife of her for a quarter, and got stung; but I dont mind.
They stung the feather'd horse: with fierce alarm He flapp'd towards the sound.
And several of them rushed out and stung Johnnie Green severely.
Old English stingan "to prick with a small point" (of weapons, insects, plants, etc.), from Proto-Germanic *stenganan (cf. Old Norse stinga, Old High German stungen "to prick," Gothic us-stagg "to prick out," Old High German stanga, German stange "pole, perch," German stengel "stalk, stem"), from PIE *stengh-, nasalized form of root *stegh- "to prick, sting" (cf. Old English stagga "stag," Greek stokhos "pointed stake"). Specialized to insects late 15c. Slang meaning "to cheat, swindle" is from 1812.
Old English stincg, steng "act of stinging, stinging pain," from the root of sting (v.). Meaning "carefully planned theft or robbery" is attested from 1930; sense of "police undercover entrapment" first attested 1975.
v. stung (stŭng), sting·ing, stings
To pierce or wound painfully with or as if with a sharp-pointed structure or organ, as that of certain insects.
To introduce venom by stinging.
To cause to feel a sharp smarting pain by or as if by pricking with a sharp point.
The act of stinging.
The wound or pain caused by or as if by stinging.
The venom apparatus of a stinging organism.
A tricking or entrapment, either in a confidence scheme or as part of a law-enforcement operation: have used sting to describe undercover operations that use a bogus business operation as a front/ Let's contrast Abscam with traditional law-enforcement stings (1975+)