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  Words related to stab

Related / Similar Words: shot, thrust, knife thrust, pang, twinge, jab, prod, poke, dig, knife

 

Definition:
  • informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting";
  • a thrusting blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him";
  • a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience";
  • poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs";
  • stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife";
  • use a knife on; "The victim was knifed to death";

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    See Also: poke into, intrude into, meddle with, horn in

     

    Hyponyms: guilt pang, goad, prick, poniard, bayonet

     

    Derivational Morphology: pierce, thrust, lunge, hurl, hurtle, jab, knife, dig, jabbing, poke, poking, thrusting, prod, goad, knife thrust, stabber

     

    Anagrams: Bast, bast, bats

     

     
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