Definition of stab:
flush, engulf, snapshot, run, shooter, get the picture, jabbing, rush, poke, pinprick, acknowledge, labor, take, assay, nose, injection, dead reckoning, transfixion, blastoff, outburst, alarm, jibe, poking, exterminate, pass, savvy, slam, indicate, smart, stick, egg on, soreness, bayonet thrust, toil, puncture, dispatch, bump off, turn over, perforation, crack, thump, prodding, moon, offer, pellet, endeavor, grok, scene, sink, nudge, delve, flash, guesswork, frighten/scare the wits out of someone, impulse, chase, panic, grind, come over, pulse, ram, MARKS, high five, startle, puncture, pinhole, shaft, dig up, flip off, compass, grow, shake up, hand-wringing, shove, apprehend, shot, chill, gibe, piercing, murder, sweep over, strangle, twinge, drive, motion, assassinate, barb, try, color, hollow, plunge in, plunge into, fit, plunge, terrify, eina, whack, intimidate, guess, dig, cut, stick, go, knife, horn in, open, bid, pound, blow, moil, slaughter, cut into, stand, grip, comprehend, prod, impale, punch, beckon, put in, prick, attempt, surge, stroke, spear, trial, kill, thrust, poke at, labour, effort, prickle, fling, struggle, excavate, knife thrust, massacre, scare, driving force, spurt, snap, incite, heighten, frighten, essay, prick, jab, flag down, take someone's life, bash, dig out, thrusting, guessing, whirl, travail, neuralgia, pry, trial run, push, shooting, intrude, grasp, drudge.
pain (part of speech: noun)
He had worshipped her at twenty- two, and now, at forty- seven, there were moments when she realized with a stab of pain that she bored him; but beyond this she had felt no cause for unhappiness, and until the last year no cause even for apprehension.- "Virginia", Ellen Glasgow.
- "The Bars of Iron", Ethel May Dell.
- "The American Union Speaker", John D. Philbrick.