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Noun
A wound made by stabbing
“Xin was shocked to find that he could not get up and noticed the deep stab from the Elantas sword in his thigh for the first time.”
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An effort to do or accomplish something
“She takes another stab at selecting an alternate career.”
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Make a thrusting gesture or movement at something with a pointed object
“The campaign is flat out, and so is the prime minister, a whirlwind of argument, arms flailing, fingers stabbing.”
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A sudden sharp feeling or pain
“He felt a sharp stab of pain straight through his heart.”
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A state or sensation of tremulous excitement
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The act of postulating or something postulated
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The act of speculating in a (usually high-risk) venture
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A pricking of conscience or a feeling of regret, especially one which is slight or fleeting
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An instance of being injured
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The state of being possible
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The manner by which an issue or policy is handled
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Puncture, pierce with sharp, pointed object
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“Last Friday he managed to get into the hospital kitchens, where he grabbed a knife and threatened to stab members of staff.”
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Make a thrusting gesture or movement at something with a pointed object
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“The cowboy stabs sideways with his finger, indicating he's turning off just up the road.”
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To take sudden, violent action against
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Cause pain or distress to
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To put to death deliberately
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To do something despite the danger it may pose
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To spread throughout
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To cover with a flood
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To move or extend upward
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To reduce the soundness, effectiveness, or perfection of
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