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synonyms for dagger

  • bayonet
  • blade
  • sword
  • bodkin
  • cutlass
  • dirk
  • poniard
  • stiletto
  • stylet
  • switchblade
  • anlace
  • sidearm
  • skean
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How to use dagger in a sentence

As he sat, Paul drained a midrange dagger to silence the building.
LAKERS’ TITLE DEFENSE CRUMBLES WITH ANTHONY DAVIS SIDELINED AS SUNS ELIMINATE REIGNING CHAMPSBEN GOLLIVERJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The number of users overwhelmed the servers and crashed the site, putting a dagger through the hearts of fans unable to check out with their coveted Strawberry Pretzel Pie.
WHY’D DOLLY PARTON COME IN HERE AND CRASH JENI’S WEBSITE LIKE THAT?JENNY G. ZHANGAPRIL 9, 2021EATER
In the summer, Pounds Hollow is a popular swimming and fishing hole, but now, with daggers of ice still dripping from the cliffs above, the lake was deserted.
A DAY’S DRIVE FROM CHICAGO, EXPLORING A VERY DIFFERENT ILLINOISCARSON VAUGHANFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When asked what he thought about climate change, he sunk a dagger into his father’s heart like only a child can.
THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS WORSE THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE. HERE’S WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU TRY.BY ELIZABETH WEILJANUARY 25, 2021PROPUBLICA
The Terps tried to hold on without letting Michigan soar ahead, but when halftime arrived, they trailed by 17, with a three-pointer from Franz Wagner serving as the dagger before the break.
MARYLAND CAN’T KEEP UP WITH NO. 7 MICHIGAN AND NEVER LEADS DURING AN 87-63 LOSSEMILY GIAMBALVOJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Over half of Bogdanović’s shots last year were threes, but a good chunk of everything else were cunning floaters that accented a barrage of self-created midrange daggers.
THE ATLANTA HAWKS ARE GOING ALL-IN ON OFFENSEMICHAEL PINADECEMBER 1, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The governor placed a dagger to his breast in order to get him to tell what he knew of his wife.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
If the hunter venture to come close to such a monster, and his dagger fail to pierce the vital spot, there is no help for him.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
On the word, he struck Comyn with his dagger, and some of his companions completed the crime with their swords before the altar.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
But for the dagger on which he caught its edge, the blade had assuredly pierced the captain's heart.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DAGGER

  • bayonet
  • blade
  • bolo
  • cutlass
  • cutter
  • cutting edge
  • dagger
  • edge
  • lance
  • lancet
  • machete
  • point
  • ripper
  • sabre
  • scalpel
  • scimitar
  • scythe
  • shank
  • shiv
  • sickle
  • skewer
  • skiver
  • steel
  • stiletto
  • switchblade
  • sword
  • tickler
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