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The convergence of their paths sets off a series of events that Naima Coster traces through the following 20 years in her piercing examination of race, identity and generational trauma.
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Mosasaurs commonly had piercing, conical teeth for gripping slippery prey or flat, crushing teeth for smashing hard-shelled animals.
THIS ANCIENT SEA REPTILE HAD A SLICING BITE LIKE NO OTHERJAKE BUEHLERFEBRUARY 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
On April 1, Félicie Joseph, a short Haitian immigrant with piercing eyes, called her friend Esther Pascal after her shift at the Waterloo plant.
AS COVID-19 RAVAGED THIS IOWA CITY, OFFICIALS DISCOVERED MEATPACKING EXECUTIVES WERE THE ONES IN CHARGEBY MICHAEL GRABELL AND BERNICE YEUNGDECEMBER 21, 2020PROPUBLICA
Once all the piercing is done, the mosquito’s head also has structures to help it suck up as much blood as possible.
EVOLUTION MADE MOSQUITOS INTO STEALTHY, SENSITIVE VAMPIRESERICA MCALISTEROCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It’s a sweeping work of care and one that is often piercing in its painful beauty.
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But I doubt if he feels any particular emotion himself, when he is piercing you through with his rendering.
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Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
We certainly get nothing from that quarter but piercing winds and snow-storms.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Steiner, thirdly, built on a higher model still, and his instruments have a thin piercing tone.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
It was within an hour of midnight, and the weather being dark and piercing cold, he had no great temptation to loiter.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PIERCING

  • big
  • blatant
  • blustering
  • boisterous
  • booming
  • cacophonous
  • clamorous
  • crashing
  • deafening
  • deep
  • ear-piercing
  • ear-splitting
  • emphatic
  • forte
  • full
  • full-mouthed
  • heavy
  • high-sounding
  • intense
  • loud-voiced
  • lusty
  • obstreperous
  • pealing
  • piercing
  • powerful
  • rambunctious
  • raucous
  • resonant
  • resounding
  • ringing
  • roaring
  • rowdy
  • sonorous
  • stentorian
  • strident
  • strong
  • thundering
  • tumultuous
  • turbulent
  • turned up
  • uproarious
  • vehement
  • vociferous
  • wakes the dead
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