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Synonyms for dagger
ˈdæg ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dagger, sticker(noun)

    a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing

    Synonyms:
    thorn, spikelet, paster, spine, pricker, poser, sticker, toughie, stumper, prickle, gummed label, obelisk

  2. dagger, obelisk(noun)

    a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote

    Synonyms:
    sticker, obelisk

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dagger(n.)

    Synonyms:
    poniard, dirk, stiletto

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    knife, sword

How to use dagger in a sentence?

  1. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, "Meditations", book 9.:

    A candour affected is a dagger concealed.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    Thy words, I grant are bigger, for I wear not, my dagger in my mouth.

  3. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    Daesh is a dagger plunged into the chest of Muslims. Whoever gives support to this group, whether out of sectarian fanaticism or another motive, commits the same sin.

  4. David Horowitz:

    Sanctuary campuses are not only part of a radical attack on America’s social, political, and educational establishment but a dagger aimed at the rule of law and the nation’s safety.

  5. Nathaniel Dominy:

    You'd think that men would be incentivized to use the best dagger possible once their life is on the line, it provoked the question : did they differ in terms of their mechanical efficiency ?

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#9608spine
#21417dagger
#21418thorn
#21946poser
#50277obelisk
#147890spikelet
#152450paster
#176421stumper
#184250prickle
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