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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 adj stabbing

The adj stabbing has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. stabbing, wounding

(causing physical or especially psychological injury; "a stabbing remark"; "wounding and false charges of disloyalty")

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

(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")

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