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Overview of noun stab

The noun stab has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. pang, stab, twinge

(a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience")

2. stab, thrust, knife thrust

(a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him")

3. shot, stab

(informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting")


Overview of verb stab

The verb stab has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) knife, stab

(use a knife on; "The victim was knifed to death")

2. stab, jab

(stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife")

3. jab, prod, stab, poke, dig

(poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs")

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