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The specialist said it was unlikely that the stabbing had anything to do with the hiccups.

The memo, issued only internally, had explicitly not passed judgement on the stabbing incident, but simply offered sympathies and provided a hotline for any staff needing psychological assistance in reaction to the news.

From Quartz

While a majority of jurors wanted to convict him of the felony stabbing, according to two who spoke to The Post on the condition of anonymity, a handful were swayed by his testimony.

A District Heights man was arrested Monday in connection with a fatal stabbing last week.

Gantt and Braxton knew one other and the stabbing stemmed from a dispute, according to police.

French officials were already on edge after a series of apparently unconnected attacks, including the stabbing of police officers.

Are you the kind of criminal who runs down the beach at night wielding a knife and stabbing every woman you pass?

Forty-five minutes were estimated to have elapsed from the time the stabbing began until the killer left.

He spoke of surviving a stabbing in 1958 when a woman attacked him at a book-signing.

He drew a black-handled kitchen knife and began repeatedly stabbing both children.

It was on an occasion of the death of a man in this city by stabbing, who begged loudly for confession.

The first true pang of grief shot through Ethel like a dart, stabbing and taking away her breath, "Where are they?"

But now they were piling upon him, striking and stabbing, a living mound which for the moment concealed the big fellow.

He was going in now though, almost crawling, his breath coming in stabbing gasps, his hands torn and bleeding.

Those who survived uttered their yell and plunged into the corners, stabbing with their knives.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stabbing, such as: acuminate, barbed, edged, fine, gnawing, and honed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.