EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PIERCE
No shaft that Percival was able to fashion had point enough to pierce it.
At the least sound her hands burned and her eyes tried to pierce the darkness.
In popular usage to pierce with any weapon which remains fixed in the wound.
Dick, reckless of shell and bullets, tried to pierce the cloud with his eyes.
His keenest inquiries had been unable to pierce the secret of her birth and station.
I should like to have polished off that Pierce senior as he deserves.
Pierce senior set it afloat; that is, he and Mark Galloway together.
Pierce grumbled that it would not be "half serving him out."
"That's the reason you'll do so well, Pierce," said Bywater.
"I shall be ready and waiting, if you don't bother," was the response of Pierce.