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knifepoint

[nahyf-point] /ˈnaɪfˌpɔɪnt/
noun
1.
the sharp tip of a knife.
Idioms
2.
at knifepoint, under threat of being cut or stabbed with a knife:
He was robbed at knifepoint.
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  • They were robbed at knifepoint and had to live off fruit trees.
  • He held the employee at knifepoint and verbally demanded cash, threatening harm if his demands were not met.
  • The other robber held a customer down on the floor at knifepoint.
  • When he returned, he observed two officers who appeared to be trapped at knifepoint.

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