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Sharp, intense
“I felt a stabbing pain in my chest.”
An act or instance of wounding or killing someone with a knife
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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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