Usage examples for smartingly

  1. Not snugly in bed, but smartingly each trying to find a cool place on the sheets, and things very much bedewed by the tears of The Seraph. – Explorers of the Dawn by Mazo de la Roche
  2. She knew only that she was thrillingly, smartingly alive. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  3. I might have been an unfortunate little bull in a Spanish arena, I got so smartingly touched up by these moral goads. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens