lancinate

  • 1Lancinate — Lan ci*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lancinated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lancinating}.] [L. lancinatus, p. p. of lancinare to fear.] To tear; to lacerate; to pierce or stab. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2lancinate — I verb break through, cleave, cut, cut into, discerp, divide, empierce, fractionalize, fragment, gash, gore, impale, incise, knife, lacerate, lance, make an incision, penetrate, perforate, pierce, prick, puncture, rend, rip, rive, slash, slit,… …

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  • 3lancinate — [lan′sināt΄] vt. lancinated, lancinating [< L lancinatus, pp. of lancinare, to tear, akin to lacer: see LACERATE] to stab, pierce, or tear: now rare except in medical use [a lancinating pain] lancination n …

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  • 4lancinate — v.t. [L. lancinare, to tear to pieces] To tear, lacerate, pierce or stab …

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  • 5lancinate — lancination, n. /lan seuh nayt /, v.t., lancinated, lancinating. to stab or pierce. [1595 1605; < L lancinatus ptp. of lancinare to tear to pieces, akin to lanius butcher, lacer torn; see ATE1] * * * …

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  • 6lancinate — verb To pierce or stab (as with a lance), to lance …

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  • 7lancinate — Synonyms and related words: agonize, bloody, claw, convulse, crucify, excruciate, harrow, impale, kill by inches, lacerate, macerate, martyr, martyrize, punish, rack, rip, savage, scarify, torment, torture, wring …

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  • 8lancinate — v. pierce, stab; lacerate, tear, rip …

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  • 9lancinate — v. a. Tear, rend, sever, mangle, lacerate, laniate, claw, tear to pieces …

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  • 10lancinate — lan·ci·nate …

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  • 11lancinate — lan•ci•nate [[t]ˈlæn səˌneɪt[/t]] v. t. nat•ed, nat•ing to stab or pierce • Etymology: 1595–1605; &LT; L lancinātus, ptp. of lancināre to tear to pieces …

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  • 12lancinate — /ˈlænsəneɪt/ (say lansuhnayt), /ˈlans / (say lahns ) verb (t) (lancinated, lancinating) to tear or rend; stab or pierce. {Latin lancinātus, past participle} –lancination /lænsəˈneɪʃən/ (say lansuh nayshuhn), /lans / (say lahns ), noun …

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  • 13lancinate —   a. lacerate; pierce.    ♦ lancination, n …

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  • 14lancinate — adjective painful as if caused by a sharp instrument a cutting wind keen winds knifelike cold piercing knifelike pains piercing cold piercing criticism a stabbing pain lancinating pain …

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  • 15Lancinated — Lancinate Lan ci*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lancinated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lancinating}.] [L. lancinatus, p. p. of lancinare to fear.] To tear; to lacerate; to pierce or stab. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16Lancinating — Lancinate Lan ci*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lancinated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lancinating}.] [L. lancinatus, p. p. of lancinare to fear.] To tear; to lacerate; to pierce or stab. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17rend — I verb break, burst, cleave, crack, cut, dilacerate, discerp, disscindere, dissect, dissever, disunite, divide, fracture, lacerate, lancinate, rip, rive, rupture, sever, shatter, shiver, slash, slice, snap, splinter, split, sunder, tear, tear&#8230; …

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  • 18lancinating — adjective Etymology: lancinate to pierce, from Latin lancinatus, past participle of lancinare; akin to Latin lacerare to rend more at lacerate Date: 1762 characterized by piercing or stabbing sensations < lancinating pain > …

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  • 19lancinating — lan·ci·nat·ing (lănʹsə nā tĭng) adj. Characterized by a sensation of cutting, piercing, or stabbing.   [From lancinate, to stab, from Latin lancināre, lancināt , to lacerate.] * * * …

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  • 20stick — index bond (hold together), cement, cohere (adhere), cudgel, lancinate, pierce (lance) …

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