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Meaning of stab

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab
           of excitement"; "twinges of conscience" [syn: {pang},
           {stab}, {twinge}]
      2: a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument;
         "one strong stab to the heart killed him" [syn: {stab},
         {thrust}, {knife thrust}]
      3: informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his
         best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting" [syn: {shot},
      v 1: use a knife on; "The victim was knifed to death" [syn:
           {knife}, {stab}]
      2: stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket
         knife" [syn: {stab}, {jab}]
      3: poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
         [syn: {jab}, {prod}, {stab}, {poke}, {dig}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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