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To push something into or through a person or thing - synonyms or related words

stick

verb

to push something long and thin into or through something else

spear

verb

to push something sharp and pointed into something else

impale

verb

to push a pointed object through someone or something

stab

verb

to push a sharp object quickly into something

plunge in

to quickly push something a long way into something else

sink

verb

to push something sharp into something solid

plunge into

to quickly push something a long way into something else

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