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Stabbing is a violent action often associated with crime or cooking. SlideThe chef warned us not to stab at the meat too harshly.
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Use 'stab' to describe a sudden, quick motion with a sharp object. SlideShe stabbed the air with her finger to emphasize her point.
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Using 'stab' may evoke a sense of violence or aggression, triggering a strong emotional response. SlideThe movie scene where he stabs the villain was quite shocking.