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Adjective
(of pain) Sharp and intense in nature
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“When June felt stabbing pains in her heart, she associated it with both myself and her mother.”
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Sharp, stabbing or piercing
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Bitterly hostile or malicious
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Noun
An act or instance of wounding or killing someone with a knife
“The officer who claimed to have been the victim of an attempted stabbing.”
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The action or process of penetrating something
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A continuous or prolonged dull pain in a part of one's body
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A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh
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The killing of one person by another
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to take violent or aggressive action against
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Present participle for cause pain or distress to
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Present participle for to kill or cause the death of
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Present participle for to do something despite the danger it may pose
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Present participle for to spread or pervade throughout
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Present participle for to cover completely with water
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Present participle for make a lunge
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Present participle for to elevate or extend in an upward direction or motion
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Present participle for to cause damage to
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