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  • adv. With a stabbing motion or action.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By stabbing; with intent to injure covertly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a stabbing manner; with intent to do an act of secret malice.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

stabbing +‎ -ly


  • James, unlike Crowded House actually did have a long and successful career in the UK and further afield with such mind-stabbingly addictive tracks like Sit Down and Destiny Calling, so some of us are actually are genuinely happy they are coming back.

    The Beautiful South Split, Three People Vaguely Miffed

  • As I followed two of the wing-headed creatures of this alien land off the elevator, I had a sudden, stabbingly sharp mental image of the winged skull on the tombstone in King's Chapel graveyard.

    Beacon Street Mourning

  • Finally, when his eyes fluttered open and light entered stabbingly so that he had to close them again, he could make out sentences.

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  • Through a gap in the laurels they could see the ocean, stabbingly blue in contrast to the white dunes which reared battlements along the top of the gravel cliff.

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  • IS ot just me or does Giethner remind anyone else of the weasely, shifty, back-stabbingly corrupt corporate guy in so many movies.

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  • Claire and Ray are spies, but their targets aren't Cold War style feuding nations, but back-stabbingly nefarious multi-national corporations, battling over a secret formula for a household product that could change the world and reap billions for the winner.

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  • Gawd. "), even though they both hate each other for not doing any work at all, ever, which begs the question of how closely they are following the producers 'eye-stabbingly stereotypical gay boy script.

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  • Whereas Mr. Boll’s flicks are just eye-stabbingly horrible.

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  • We are sitting in the dim upper room of an rab café in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Lauren Hartke is eating a goat cheese salad, stabbingly, like she’s mad at it.



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