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synonyms for pierce

  • bore
  • break
  • cleave
  • crack
  • drill
  • enter
  • gash
  • incise
  • intrude
  • perforate
  • plow
  • prick
  • probe
  • puncture
  • slash
  • slice
  • slit
  • spike
  • stab
  • transfix
  • break in
  • break through
  • crack open
  • pass through
  • run through
  • stick into
See also synonyms for: pierced / piercing
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antonyms for pierce

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  • close
  • fix
  • join
  • leave
  • mend
  • sew
  • unite
  • withdraw
  • sew up
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How to use pierce in a sentence

Trains generate so much noise that the deep waves can pierce through.
VIBRATIONS FROM TRAINS COULD HELP SEISMOLOGISTS PEER UNDERGROUNDRAHUL RAOFEBRUARY 1, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The outage shows the need for backup plans for businesses and schools relying so heavily on it, Pierce said.
BIG INTERNET OUTAGES HIT THE EAST COAST, CAUSING ISSUES FOR VERIZON, ZOOM, SLACK, GMAILRACHEL LERMANJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Pierce canceled his inaugural ball and entered office grieving and exhausted.
NOT ALL PRESIDENTS’ DANCE SKILLS ARE CREATED EQUALBONNIE BERKOWITZ, JOANNE LEEJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Rams established control after the break, piercing the Mason defense for easy baskets and forcing the hosts into turnovers and missed shots.
CHAOS IN D.C. SPARKED AN IMPORTANT CONVERSATION BEFORE GEORGE MASON’S LOSS TO RIVAL VCUSTEVEN GOFFJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
THE MYSTERY OF MISTLETOE’S MISSING GENESCHRISTIE WILCOXDECEMBER 21, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
With a properly tuned soundbar, dialogue becomes clear, action sequences retain impact without being ear-piercing, and most importantly, it drastically cuts the need for constant turning up and down of your television volume.
BEST SOUNDBAR: IMMERSIVE SOUND FOR YOUR HOME ENTERTAINMENT CENTERPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
With IPP, Pierce was referring to a regional drone integration pilot program that had federal backing.
SAN DIEGO KEPT QUIET ON PLANS FOR MILITARY-GRADE DRONE TO CATCH SPEEDING DRIVERSJESSE MARXDECEMBER 1, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Pierce a few holes in the edges of the rawhide and fasten each cord to a weight.
THIS ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL TOOL CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE 10 DIFFERENT WAYSBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFESEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
When you really want to pierce the night, the Fenix PD35 delivers 1000 lumens to light things up 273 yards away.
FLASHLIGHTS FOR EMERGENCY SCENARIOS AND OUTDOOR FUNPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMAUGUST 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It’s a tiny patch containing even tinier barbs that pierce the plant.
SILK-BASED MICRONEEDLES MAY HELP TREAT DISEASED PLANTSKATHRYN HULICKJUNE 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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