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Adjective
Painful, sore
“Susan rubbed her smarting eyes.”
Verb
Present participle for to feel physical pain, usually a sharp or stinging sensation
“Nigella's hand would smart for hours after she accidentally grabbed the hot pan from out of the oven without using a mitt.”
Verb
Present participle for to feel emotionally upset
“Donald would smart and stew over Barry's condescending comments about him at a public function.”
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