Pierce

  • 41 pierce — [c]/pɪəs / (say pears) verb (pierced, piercing) –verb (t) 1. to penetrate or run into or through (something), as a sharp pointed instrument does; puncture. 2. to make a hole or opening in. 3. to bore into or through; tunnel. 4. to perforate. 5.… …

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  • 42 pierce — verb (pierced; piercing) Etymology: Middle English percen, from Anglo French percer, from Vulgar Latin *pertusiare, from Latin pertusus, past participle of pertundere to perforate, from per through + tundere to beat more at per , contusion Date:… …

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  • 43 Pierce — biographical name Franklin 1804 1869 14th president of the United States (1853 57) …

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  • 45 Pierce — /pears/, n. 1. Franklin, 1804 69, 14th president of the U.S. 1853 57. 2. John Robinson, born 1910, U.S. electrical engineer: helped develop communications satellites. 3. a male given name, form of Peter. * * * …

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  • 46 pierce — verb a) to puncture; to break through The diver pierced the surface of the water with scarcely a splash. b) to create a hole in the skin for the purpose of inserting jewelry Can you believe he pierced his tongue? …

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  • 47 Pierce — noun medieval variant of Piers. Modern usage may also derive from the surname …

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  • 48 pierce — Synonyms and related words: abrade, affect, afflict, aggrieve, agonize, ail, anguish, auger, barb the dart, bark, bayonet, benumb, bite, blemish, bloody, bore, break, broach, bruise, burn, chafe, check, chill, chip, claw, come alive, come home to …

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  • 49 pierce — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. puncture, penetrate, perforate, bore, drill; stab, wound; affect; nip, chill. See opening. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. go through, go into, pass through, pass into, break through, break into, enter,… …

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  • 50 pierce — v. a. RG. 437 …

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  • 51 pierce — pɪrs /pɪəs v. prick, stab; perforate, make a hole; penetrate …

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  • 52 pierce — 1) piecer 2) recipe …

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  • 53 pierce — verb 1》 make a hole in or through with a sharp pointed object. 2》 force or cut a way through: a shrill voice pierced the air. 3》 [as adjective piercing] very sharp, cold, or high pitched.     ↘very astute or intelligent. Derivatives piercer noun… …

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  • 54 pierce — I. v. a. 1. Transfix, stab. 2. Penetrate, enter, force a way into. 3. Perforate, drill, bore, puncture. 4. Affect, move, touch, strike, thrill, excite, rouse. II. v. n. Penetrate, enter, force a way …

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  • 55 pierce — verb 1) the metal pierced his flesh Syn: penetrate, puncture, perforate, prick, lance; stab, spike, stick, impale, transfix, bore through, drill through 2) his anguish pierced her very soul Syn …

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  • 56 pierce — v 1. penetrate, puncture, pass through or into, transpierce; enter, tunnel, bore, drill; perforate, make a hole or holes in, punch, honeycomb, riddle; run through, stab, lancinate, prick, stick, pink, gore; cut, gash, slit, gride. See also… …

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  • 57 pierce — verb Syn: penetrate, puncture, perforate, prick, spike, stab, drill, bore …

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  • 58 pierce — [pɪəs] verb [T] 1) to make a hole in something using a sharp object Syn: penetrate The knife pierced his skin.[/ex] 2) if you have a part of your body pierced, you have a small hole made in it so that you can wear jewellery in it I had my ears… …

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  • 59 Pierce — [[t]pɪərs[/t]] n. big Franklin, 1804–69, 14th president of the U.S. 1853–57 …

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  • 60 Pierce — /pɪəs/ (say pears) noun Franklin, 1804–69, 14th president of the US 1853–57 …

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