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Synonyms for jab

Synonyms for jab

to thrust against or into

an act of thrusting into or against, as to attract attention

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a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

a quick short straight punch

the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow

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poke or thrust abruptly

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strike or punch with quick and short blows

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stab or pierce

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Providing a flu jab service not only helps to relieve pressure on GPs, but allows customers to take preventive action to benefit their health.
So please do the sensible thing and book your jab now.
Boots pharmacist Tom Kallis said this scheme offered a "convenient alternative" to flu jab clinics offered by GPs.
As we grow our network via acquisition, we place a premium on WISPs that have built high quality and reliable networks," said Jack Koo, president and chief executive officer, JAB Broadband.
I got my flu jab because I want to stay fit and well and I would encourage every- one who is eligible for a free flu vaccine.
Each year the virus changes, so even if you had a flu jab last year you will need one this year to protect you from this winter's virus.
According to local health professionals, only half of all adults and children who have a chronic condition received their jab last year.
The flu jab is proven to prevent flu and reduces the severity for those unlucky to still get the infection.
In County Durham, 94%of children aged two to 15 received their first MMR jab and 88% received the second.
The health board's executive director of public health Andrew Jones has already got his jab at Ysbyty Gwynedd.
Nine months pregnant Nicola, 25, turned up at Glasgow's Western Infirmary antenatal class to talk to the pregnant women to get the flu jab before it's too late.
The jab is most effective if received this month as it gives the body time to prepare itself before the peak influenza onslaught in November and December.
Members of the public will be given the jab at their GP surgery.
Those aged 12 to 13 (Year 8) will receive the jab in a programme costing up to pounds 100 million a year in England.