R(obert) L(awrence). born 1943, US writer, noted for his numerous bestselling horror novels for older children, esp those in the Goosebumps and Fear Street series
verb (used with object), stung or (Obsolete) stang; stung; stinging. 1. to prick or wound with a sharp-pointed, often venom-bearing organ. 2. to affect painfully or irritatingly as a result of contact, as certain plants do: to be stung by nettles. 3. to cause to smart or to cause a sharp pain: The blowing sand […]
noun 1. a stingray. noun 1. (US & Canadian, Austral) a popular name for the stingray
verb (used with object) 1. to make stiff. verb (used without object) 2. to become stiff. 3. to become suddenly tense, rigid, or taut, as in bracing oneself for or drawing back from shock, fear, or displeasure: He stiffened, expecting to hear the worst. verb 1. to make or become stiff or stiffer 2. (intransitive) […]
noun 1. a person or thing that stiffens. 2. any substance, as starch or buckram, that serves to stiffen fabric.