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synonyms for stabbing

  • acuminate
  • barbed
  • fine
  • gnawing
  • honed
  • horned
  • jagged
  • keen
  • peaked
  • piercing
  • pointed
  • serrated
  • shooting
  • spiked
  • stinging
  • tapered
  • tapering
  • tined
  • tipped
  • whetted
  • aciculate
  • acuate
  • acuminous
  • acute
  • apical
  • briery
  • cuspate
  • cuspidate
  • ground fine
  • keen-edged
  • knife-edged
  • knifelike
  • lancinating
  • needle-pointed
  • needlelike
  • pointy
  • prickly
  • pronged
  • razor-sharp
  • salient
  • sharp-edged
  • spiky
  • spiny
  • splintery
  • thorny
  • unblunted
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antonyms for stabbing

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  • blunt
  • dull
  • smooth
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How to use stabbing in a sentence

The specialist said it was unlikely that the stabbing had anything to do with the hiccups.
BRAZILIAN PRESIDENT JAIR BOLSONARO HOSPITALIZED AFTER 10 DAYS OF HICCUPSSAMMY WESTFALLJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
A SOY MILK COMPANY IS FEELING THE PAIN OF HONG KONG’S LATEST FLASHPOINT WITH BEIJINGMARY HUIJULY 5, 2021QUARTZ
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.
JURY TRIALS ARE STARTING AGAIN. BUT THE PANDEMIC PUT SOME BEHIND BARS PAST THEIR SENTENCES.RACHEL WEINERJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Gantt and Braxton knew one other and the stabbing stemmed from a dispute, according to police.
DISTRICT HEIGHTS MAN ARRESTED IN FATAL STABBINGSUSAN SVRLUGAMAY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A District Heights man was arrested Monday in connection with a fatal stabbing last week.
DISTRICT HEIGHTS MAN ARRESTED IN FATAL STABBINGSUSAN SVRLUGAMAY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hayat, 38, who is being held without bond at the county jail, was arrested and indicted after the fatal stabbing of Hong Guang Gao in Northeast Washington in June 2000, according to court records and news reports at the time.
MAN CHARGED IN PRINCE GEORGE’S TRIPLE SLAYING PREVIOUSLY WENT TO PRISON FOR D.C. HOMICIDE IN 2000, RECORDS SHOWKATIE METTLERAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At halftime, the pain in his chest went from tingling to stabbing.
A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH HAD A HEART ATTACK DURING A GAME, BUT DIDN’T LEAVE UNTIL IT WAS DONEKYLE MELNICKNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It was on an occasion of the death of a man in this city by stabbing, who begged loudly for confession.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The first true pang of grief shot through Ethel like a dart, stabbing and taking away her breath, "Where are they?"
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
But now they were piling upon him, striking and stabbing, a living mound which for the moment concealed the big fellow.
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WORDS RELATED TO STABBING

  • cutting
  • distressing
  • excruciating
  • exquisite
  • fierce
  • keen
  • overpowering
  • overwhelming
  • piercing
  • poignant
  • powerful
  • racking
  • severe
  • sharp
  • shooting
  • stabbing
  • sudden
  • violent
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