Part of speech:
A sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
A lunge or stab, as with a sword
An attempt to reach a target with a rocket:
A persistent or sharply painful feeling of sorrow or remorse.
(--- Informal) A stick shift.
An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
Something that whirls.
(Informal) A trial effort; try
An attempt; an effort:
(Now Rare) An attempt
A short literary composition of an analytical, interpretive, or reflective kind, dealing with its subject in a nontechnical, limited, often unsystematic way and, usually, expressive of the author's outlook and personality
An earnest attempt or effort
The definition of an attempt is an effort made to accomplish something.
A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
The wound or pain caused by stinging.
A smarting sensation, pain or distress
Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
A dull, steady pain.
To cut or stab with a knife
To punch (someone) with short straight blows.
To poke or prod:
To push or jab with a stick, finger, etc.; prod
To jab or poke with or as with a pointed stick; goad
Transfix is to pierce with something pointed, or to cause someone to become motionless as they concentrate on someone or something either in a good way or a bad way.
To touch the strings of (a musical instrument)
Plunge is defined as to dive, thrust or go into something, usually with force or speed.
To force a way into or through; break through
To penetrate is to pass into or through something.
The definition of malign is to speak badly about or criticism someone.
To cause (someone) to lunge.
To pierce through with, or fix on, something pointed; transfix
To make a long deep cut in; slash deeply.
To touch or stroke lightly and quickly
To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
To bat against (a pitcher or kind of pitch) successfully:
To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
To pass over or through:
To strike against with great force; drive into
A cutting or being cut
(Law) A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
A difficult exertion of strength or will:
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