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  Words related to pierce

Related / Similar Words: Pierce, Franklin Pierce, President Pierce, thrust

 

Definition:
  • 14th President of the United States (1804-1869);
  • make a hole into; "The needle pierced her flesh";
  • penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument;
  • cut or make a way through; "the knife cut through the flesh"; "The path pierced the jungle"; "Light pierced through the forest";
  • move or affect (a person''s emotions, bodily feelings, etc.) deeply or sharply; "The cold pierced her bones"; "Her words pierced the students";
  • sound sharply or shrilly; "The scream pierced the night";

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    Hyponyms: poke, puncture, riddle, prickle, prick, bite, punch, perforate, sting, tap, stick, peg, center punch, transfix, impale, empale, spike, horn, tusk, gore, lance, pick, break up

     

    Entailments: cut

     

    Derivational Morphology: stab, thrust, knife thrust

     

    Anagrams: recipe, Peirce

     

     
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