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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.7 / 3 votes

  1. pierce

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

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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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  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 Synonymes1.0 / 2 votes

  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 Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pierceverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "pierce":

    pearce, drilling, pires, perforation

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  1. The Rock : Dwayne Johnson:

    Pierce Brosnan Dr. Fate unwavering support and relentless excitement for this passion project of mine has meant the world to me. Now it's my turn to deliver for Pierce Brosnan Dr. Fate. The hierarchy of power in the DC Universe is changing.

  2. Richard Teague:

    Finding planets at this stage in their life is extremely hard and essentially boils down to finding enough evidence to show that only a planet could cause what we see, this is because the planets are still surrounded by gas and dust which is flowing on to them to form their atmospheres and trying to pierce through this surrounding material is nigh on impossible.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. R Chamberlain:

    Harsh reproof is like a violent storm, soon washed down the channel; but friendly admonitions, like a small shower, pierce deep, and bring forth better reformation.

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