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  • as inabuse
  • as inmurder

synonyms for knifing

  • blame
  • castigation
  • censure
  • curse
  • curses
  • defamation
  • derision
  • hosing
  • insults
  • invective
  • libel
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • put down
  • quinine
  • reproach
  • revilement
  • scolding
  • signifying
  • slander
  • swearing
  • tirade
  • upbraiding
  • vilification
  • vituperation
  • bad-mouthing
  • kicking around
  • pushing around
  • assassination
  • bloodshed
  • crime
  • destruction
  • felony
  • homicide
  • lynching
  • manslaughter
  • massacre
  • shooting
  • slaying
  • terrorism
  • annihilation
  • blood
  • butchery
  • carnage
  • death
  • dispatching
  • hit
  • liquidation
  • off
  • offing
  • bump-off
  • foul play
  • one-way ticket
  • rubout
  • the business
  • the works
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antonyms for knifing

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  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • exaltation
  • flattery
  • praise
  • acclamation
  • adulation
  • aid
  • help
  • plaudit
  • preservation
  • respect
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    How to use knifing in a sentence

    The man she had killed was in the act of knifing Raft in the back.
    THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
    The open defense should be played as follows: Guards play to the center, low, hard and stalling, not knifing through.
    THE FORWARD PASS IN FOOTBALLELMER BERRY
    "Fancy knifing people in town a day like this," said Rosalind, stretching her large, lazy limbs in the sun.
    DANGEROUS AGESROSE MACAULAY
    On the panels of business wagons of the medium grade, knifing lead is used to the exclusion of roughstuff.
    PRACTICAL CARRIAGE AND WAGON PAINTINGMAYTON CLARENCE HILLICK
    The putty used for knifing in is made softer than that used for stopping holes and cavities.
    PRACTICAL CARRIAGE AND WAGON PAINTINGMAYTON CLARENCE HILLICK
    This knifing-in lead receives a very clean and smooth knifing, the labor of sandpapering being thus reduced to the minimum.
    PRACTICAL CARRIAGE AND WAGON PAINTINGMAYTON CLARENCE HILLICK
    This knifing lead will require thirty-six hours in which to dry reliably.
    PRACTICAL CARRIAGE AND WAGON PAINTINGMAYTON CLARENCE HILLICK
    The biggest thing I've had against him was not his knifing me but his apparent toadying to the rich and influential.
    RED PEPPER'S PATIENTSGRACE S. RICHMOND
    By knifing one another they made themselves an easy prey for the unions and the government.
    THE AMERICAN EMPIRESCOTT NEARING
    Youre crazy she retorted as she caught sight of Phil and Terry knifing their way back to the float.
    DOROTHY DIXON AND THE MYSTERY PLANEDOROTHY WAYNE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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