stabbingly


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stabbingly

(ˈstæbɪŋlɪ)
adv
in a stabbing way
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"I realize that's not as bad as some people have it, and both those things can be avoided, but I have to fly a fair bit, and the experience was always stabbingly painful, like having an ice pick stuck in my head."
Nonetheless, in the spirit of aloha, I sat down to read Yamanaka's debut novel, and found most of the stories funny, poignant, scathingly authentic and often stabbingly beautiful.