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  Definition of pierce
  1. 14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
  2. make a hole into; "The needle pierced her flesh"
  3. penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
  4. cut or make a way through; "the knife cut through the flesh"; "The path pierced the jungle"; "Light pierced through the forest"
  5. move or affect (a person''s emotions, bodily feelings, etc.) deeply or sharply; "The cold pierced her bones"; "Her words pierced the students"
  6. sound sharply or shrilly; "The scream pierced the night"
Similar Words: Pierce, Franklin Pierce, President Pierce, thrust

 

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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