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  1. spear, lance, shaftnoun

    a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

    gig, light beam, beam, dig, shaft, prick, gibe, beam of light, ray, slam, calamus, cock, tool, peter, shaft of light, barb, fishgig, ray of light, dick, quill, diaphysis, rotating shaft, jibe, putz, lancet, scape, pecker, irradiation, lance, shot, fizgig

  2. spear, gig, fizgig, fishgig, lanceverb

    an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

    fishgig, gig, fizgig, lancet, shaft, lance

  3. spearverb

    pierce with a spear

    "spear fish"

    spear up

  4. spear, spear upverb

    thrust up like a spear

    "The branch speared up into the air"

    spear up

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. spearnoun

    lance, javelin

  2. spearnoun

    shoot, spire

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. spearnoun

    lance, javelin, harpoon, assagai, trident, jireed, shoot, spire, blade

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "spear":

    lance, harpoon, lanza, launches, throw, initiates, spearhead, stylus

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  1. William Evanina:

    All organizations are vulnerable to insider threats from employees who may use their authorized access to facilities, personnel or information to harm their organizations - intentionally or unintentionally, the harm can range from negligence, such as failing to secure data or clicking on a spear-phishing link, to malicious activities like theft, sabotage, espionage, unauthorized disclosure of classified information or even violence.

  2. John Hannah:

    The longer you allow Raqqa to exist as the operational heart of the Caliphate, the more likely they're going to be able to launch the kinds of attacks we saw last year, it's a genuine and very serious, political, military and diplomatic dilemma that the US is going to have to manage, assuming that the YPG is going to be the tip of the spear in Raqqa.

  3. Steve Salisbury:

    The genus name, Thapunngaka, incorporates thapun [ ta-boon ] and ngaka [ nga-ga ], the Wanamara words for' spear' and' mouth', respectively, the species name, shawi, honours the fossil's discoverer Len Shaw, so the name means' Shaw's spear mouth'.


    it was my trench town reggae in the music of the rasta messengers like-burning spear- culture(joseph hill)- and others that taught the world that- christopher columbus was a liar. He did not discover jamaica nor america. So why are we still honoring him today?

  5. Donald Trump:

    Together you are the tip of the spear, the edge of the blade and the front of the shield defending and protecting our great country, you know there is no mission our pilots can't handle. There is no hill our marines can't take and there is no stronghold the SEALs can't breach. There is no sea the Navy can't brave and there is no storm the American sailor can't conquer. You know that together there is nothing Americans can't do. Absolutely nothing.

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