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Synonyms for stabbing
ˈstæb ɪŋstab·bing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stabbing, woundingadjective

    causing physical or especially psychological injury

    "a stabbing remark"; "wounding and false charges of disloyalty"

    Synonyms:
    keen, piercing, knifelike, wounding, cutting, lancinate, lancinating

    Antonyms:
    harmless, dull

  2. cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinatingadjective

    painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

    "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"

    Synonyms:
    slap-up, cracking, neat, sharp, lancinating, wounding, incisive, cutting, peachy, swell, knifelike, corking, bully, keen, dandy, nifty, smashing, not bad(p), raw, discriminating, bang-up, acute, groovy, lancinate, stinging, edged, exquisite, penetrating, piercing, bleak, great, penetrative

    Antonyms:
    dull, harmless

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  1. List of paraphrases for "stabbing":

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How to use stabbing in a sentence?

  1. Amos Harel:

    Obviously the most common weapon here is knifing and stabbing. The interesting aspect from my view is that it's mostly done by very young people, and that these young people are not afraid to die at all, these youngsters are perfectly aware that most chances are that they will get killed anyway.

  2. Chief James Essig:

    He’s wanted in terms of the stabbing.

  3. Henry Hildebrandt:

    They are now stabbing them in the back left and right, whether it's the TSA workers, or the police, or the firemen, or the doctors, or the nurses.

  4. Prosecutor Jeff Pietrzyk:

    Then he celebrated that stabbing, celebrated the murder, when he took photos and performed his re-enlistment ceremony over that body.

  5. The Verge:

    The video depicts a man being murdered. Someone is stabbing him, dozens of times, while he screams and begs for his life. Chloes job is to tell the room whether this post should be removed. She knows that section 13 of the Facebook community standards prohibits videos that depict the murder of one or more people. When Chloe explains this to the class, she hears her voice shaking.


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