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Trains generate so much noise that the deep waves can pierce through.

The outage shows the need for backup plans for businesses and schools relying so heavily on it, Pierce said.

Pierce canceled his inaugural ball and entered office grieving and exhausted.

The Rams established control after the break, piercing the Mason defense for easy baskets and forcing the hosts into turnovers and missed shots.

Its leaves produce sugars by photosynthesis, but instead of roots, it has structures that pierce the host tree’s vital tissues to suck out nutrients and water.

She had low-grade blood poisoning in her ear from the pin she used to pierce it.

PIERCE BROSNAN The Irish actor and ex-James Bond—whose father was Scottish—is cool either way.

Murphy rarely mentions the law in his appearances in this district running from north of Palm Beach to Fort Pierce.

Pierce sounded genuinely anguished about the unintended consequences of the bill he supported.

I thought you were a hoot on Community as the lawyer for the estate of Pierce.

If the hunter venture to come close to such a monster, and his dagger fail to pierce the vital spot, there is no help for him.

Loftily pierce the tall white minarets into the quivering heavens, while the solemn cypress throws its shade below.

But one morning the sky was gray and gloomy, and the sun could not pierce through the heavy clouds.

The vociferous tones pierce my ears, and my heart bleeds at his meaningless declamation.

No cry of tormented soul shall pierce these walls of stone, much less the heart of man.

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On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pierce, such as: bore, break, cleave, crack, drill, and enter.

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