Antonyms for jab

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Cochise let go the ladder with one hand to jab his knife at Lennon's leg.

A jab from someone's elbow had decorated Dulcie Vale with a black eye.

He shortened his right arm for a jab like the crash of a pile-driver.

We can jab it off its hook with a billiard-cue, I should think, Moke.

If I see another one, I'll jab him with one of these knitting needles.

But be careful not to give me a jab, won't you, please, Thad?

To stop, you jab an iron brake into the snow or ice and call out "Tar!"

Makes him wince a little, that jab does, and he flushes up under the eyes.

"We'll have to get a pole and jab him," he said, when we came to the timber.

The jab in the back is nothing much—must have glanced off a rib.

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