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  • verb Present participle of unsting.


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  • That summer crawled with them, insects of every denomination: cicadas caught by the cat, wingless, came to rest in the roots of the garden we planted; sudden swarms of dragonflies whose ominous shadows danced dragony, unstinging kisses on our sunburnt shoulders, whose flight patterns warped a disruption in the glimmer-bright wavering of the pool's window reflection.

    Invasion 2009

  • But that doesn't imply that the swarming of harmless unstinging bees through the town last night meant anything at all except that perhaps this will be a hardish winter.

    Alvin Journeyman Card, Orson Scott 1995


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