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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pierce

    perforate, bore, drill, penetrate, excite, affect, rouse, touch, move, enter, stab, transfix

    deaden, quiet, blunt, scott, allay, lull, compose

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pierce, Franklin Pierce, President Pierceverb

    14th President of the United States (1804-1869)

  2. pierceverb

    cut or make a way through

    "the knife cut through the flesh"; "The path pierced the jungle"; "Light pierced through the forest"


  3. pierceverb

    move or affect (a person's emotions or bodily feelings) deeply or sharply

    "The cold pierced her bones"; "Her words pierced the students"


  4. pierceverb

    sound sharply or shrilly

    "The scream pierced the night"


  5. pierce, thrustverb

    penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument

    thrust, squeeze, hurl, lunge, throw, stuff, push up, shove, hurtle, force

  6. pierceverb

    make a hole into

    "The needle pierced her flesh"


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Editors Contribution

  1. penetrate

    a stick into

    the addict will sometimes penetrate his arm with a syringe to inject drugs directly into his blood stream.

    Submitted by rinat on June 1, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pierceverb

    transfix, penetrate, perforate, drill, bore, enter, force a way into

  2. pierceverb

    affect, move, touch, strike, thrill

  3. pierceverb

    penetrate, enter, thrill, force a way

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pierceverb

    transfix, stab, impale, gore, penetrate, bore, perforate, drill

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pierce":

    pearce, drilling, pires, perforation

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How to use pierce in a sentence?

  1. Karl Brauer:

    There are fans out there who'll buy anything with a Tesla badge on it, but this will unlikely pierce the meat of the truck market, tesla is putting up too many barriers for people nervous about stepping out of their comfort zone.

  2. Susan Maples:

    I worry about the long-term effects of a video like this, teeth are the only part of the ectoderm that does not replenish or heal itself— once it’s gone, it’s gone. You can color your hair, you can pierce your skin, damage your nail, shave an eyebrow— all of that comes back.

  3. Michael Burton:

    It’s a missing part of the jigsaw puzzle, which is the structure of our local universe, they have managed to pierce through it and complete the picture of what our part of the universe looks like.

  4. Said Wright:

    I’ve been taking care of my father with dementia and things just got a little tough, so I decided to set out on a kayak trip, packed up the kayak with my fishing rods, cooler, fishing net and set off from Fort Pierce.

  5. Austin Rivers:

    It is Paul Pierce ankle, which is good news, because when Paul Pierce went down I thought it was Paul Pierce knee, of course, Los Angeles Lakers ' fans thought Los Angeles Lakers ' fans were going to bring out the wheelchair at some point, but Los Angeles Lakers ' fans didn't do that, so that was good.

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    Synonym of Blunt?
    • A. Refuse
    • B. Sharp
    • C. Blur
    • D. Stark

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