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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.”
Noun
An effort to do or accomplish something
“She takes another stab at selecting an alternate career.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
A sudden sharp feeling or pain
“He felt a sharp stab of pain straight through his heart.”
Verb
Puncture, pierce with sharp, pointed object
“Last Friday he managed to get into the hospital kitchens, where he grabbed a knife and threatened to stab members of staff.”
Verb
Make a thrusting gesture or movement at something with a pointed object
“The cowboy stabs sideways with his finger, indicating he's turning off just up the road.”
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