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Noun
Intense or violent pain and struggle, especially accompanying birth, death, or great change
Noun
Plural for 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
Plural for an attempt or effort towards an endeavor
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“She takes another stab at selecting an alternate career.”
Noun
Plural for 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
Plural for a sudden sharp feeling or pain
“He felt a sharp stab of pain straight through his heart.”
Noun
Plural for a guess, attempt, or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge
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Plural for the act of postulating or something postulated
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Noun
(somewhat rare) Plural for the act of stabbing something, especially with a sharp or pointed object
Noun
Plural for a pricking of conscience or a feeling of regret, especially one which is slight or fleeting
Noun
Plural for a sudden or brief manifestation or occurrence of something
Noun
Plural for the state of being possible
Noun
Plural for a sudden flow or flood
Noun
Plural for the manner by which an issue or policy is handled
Verb
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.”
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.”
Verb
To take violent or aggressive action against
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Cause pain or distress to
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To kill or cause the death of
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To do something despite the danger it may pose
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To spread or pervade throughout
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To cover completely with water
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To elevate or extend in an upward direction or motion
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To cause damage to
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