What is the opposite of jabbing?

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Opposite of present participle for to poke (at) something roughly or quickly
“She would touch him suggestively, but he was completely oblivious to her advances.”
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Opposite of present participle for to deliver a quick punch
“Ryu would parry Ken's punches, and then counter with a flurry of his own jabs.”
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Opposite of present participle for to deliver a quick punch
“Bruce was so fleet-footed, that it was near impossible for his enemies to evade his punches and kicks.”
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(jab at) Opposite of present participle for to pointedly tease, mock, or make fun of someone
“Commentators and players alike would praise him for his renowned sportsmanship.”
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