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jab

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a quick thrust
  • gave the jellyfish on the beach a cautious jab with my stick

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jab

verb

Synonyms of jab (Entry 2 of 2)

to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • jabbed a pickle and tossed it on the plate

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“Jab.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jab. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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