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- adj. sharp, intense
- n. An incident in which a person is stabbed.
- v. Present participle of stab.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In bookbinding, the making of perforations in the inner margins of pamphlets for the insertion of binding-thread or wire. Also called, in England, holing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. causing physical or especially psychological injury
- adj. painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
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It took three painful blows, my left arm from elbow to shoulder in stabbing pain, to force the door open.
I have never stabbed or have been involved in stabbing anyone.
To hear that it was about products, back scratching and back stabbing is really disheartening.
Better yet, "Johnny pounded along the street, pain stabbing through his left side every time one of his sneakers hit the pavement, his heart and breath thundering in his ears so that he could no longer tell if they were still chasing him ..."
Third person charged in stabbing death of Mississi ...
She was about to speak, but was forestalled by the half-breed girl who had leaped to her feet and thrown her arms about Bill's neck and was speaking in short, stabbing words:
Then it was, curled up in the big armchair in the library, the blue eyes would glow softly and tenderly in the flare of the flickering firelight, and between parted lips the warm breath would come and go in short stabbing whispers to the quick rise and fall of the rounded bosom, and the little fists would clench white in the tense gladness of it.
She knew, too, that the deep music in her ears was the sound of his voice which came in short, stabbing, half-sentences.
Fellow Comic-Con attendees, as well as Twitterers inside the Hall, reported that the stabbing was the result of an argument over a seat.
An essay posted on a Web forum hosted by the People's Daily newspaper called the stabbing a "heroic act" and a milestone for women's liberation.