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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Informal words for any attempt or effort; A strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; A sudden sharp feeling v. - Poke or thrust abruptly; Use a knife on.

Usage examples (37)
  • She felt a stab of excitement
  • One strong stab to the heart killed him
  • He took a stab at forecasting
  • The hurt of the stab is over the instant the skin is punctured. for more
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