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Synonyms for stabstæb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pang, stab, twinge(noun)

    a sudden sharp feeling

    Synonyms:
    twinge, pang, shot, stab, sting, thrust, knife thrust

  2. stab, thrust, knife thrust(noun)

    a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument

    Synonyms:
    thrust, jabbing, shot, push, stab, knife thrust, poking, drive, pang, driving force, poke, thrusting, twinge, jab

  3. shot, stab(verb)

    informal words for any attempt or effort

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, thrust, twinge, knife thrust, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, pang, snapshot, shaft, shot, jibe

  4. knife, stab(verb)

    use a knife on

    Synonyms:
    prod, dig, knife, stab, poke, jab

  5. stab, jab(verb)

    stab or pierce

    Synonyms:
    prod, dig, knife, jab, poke, stab

  6. jab, prod, stab, poke, dig(verb)

    poke or thrust abruptly

    Synonyms:
    compass, nose, incite, toil, pry, grind, dig, drudge, moil, dig up, jab, poke, horn in, delve, nudge, grasp, prod, egg on, thump, cut into, knife, travail, labour, get the picture, hollow, stab, apprehend, pound, comprehend, turn over, excavate, savvy, labor, grok, intrude, poke at, dig out

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stab(n.)

    Synonyms:
    thrust, stick

  2. stab(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pierce, transfix, gore, spear

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stabbing, knife


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