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synonyms for perforate

  • puncture
  • bore
  • drill
  • drive
  • hole
  • honeycomb
  • penetrate
  • permeate
  • pierce
  • pit
  • probe
  • punch
  • slit
  • stab
  • poke full of holes
  • shoot full of holes
See also synonyms for: perforated

antonyms for perforate

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  • close
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How to use perforate in a sentence

The ganglion is contained in a thick bony wall perforated by tiny pores that allow nerve fibers to pass through.
THE SECRET TO THESE BATS’ HUNTING PROWESS IS DEEP WITHIN THEIR EARSKATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 26, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
To create the faux nighttime sky, it takes two craftspeople up to 17 hours to perforate 1,900 holes.
A CAR FIT FOR A QUEENJOE PHILLIPSSEPTEMBER 17, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
They are also designed with three-hole punches on the left side, so if you use a binder, you can easily add one to it, or tear off individual perforated, hole-punched pages when needed.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST NOTEBOOKNATASHA ROYAUGUST 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
This is a great jersey if you pedal in hot climates—the Canyon is perforated and has larger holes on the back and under the arms for maximum breathability.
WE LOVE THESE 6 MEN’S MOUNTAIN BIKING JERSEYSGRAHAM AVERILLAPRIL 21, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The stars in this specimen are more numerous, and do not perforate.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The remainder of the thoracic surface is covered with a tough breast-plate which the sting would perhaps fail to perforate.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
The 2nd or 1851 issue, as it is called in the circular, actually consisted of two series, the imperforate and perforate.
HISTORY OF THE POSTAGE STAMPS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAJOHN KERR TIFFANY
When the hypha of a uredine attacks a cell it is unable to perforate it with its whole diameter.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
In this manner the embryos perforate the walls of the digestive tube.
ANIMAL PARASITES AND MESSMATESP. J. VAN BENEDEN
This custom is only for the men, as the women do not perforate their faces, but only their ears.
THE LETTERS OF AMERIGO VESPUCCIAMERIGO VESPUCCI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PERFORATE

  • afflicted
  • annoyed
  • bent one's ear
  • bothered
  • burned out
  • cloyed
  • discomforted
  • dragged
  • exhausted
  • fatigued
  • irked
  • irritated
  • jaded
  • palled
  • pestered
  • put to sleep
  • sent to sleep
  • talked one's ear off
  • tired
  • troubled
  • turned one off
  • vexed
  • was tedious
  • wearied
  • wore
  • wore out
  • worried
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