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See definition of piercings on Dictionary.com
  • as instab
  • as inpenetration

synonyms for piercings

  • jab
  • twinge
  • ache
  • blow
  • gash
  • hurt
  • incision
  • jag
  • pang
  • piercing
  • prick
  • puncture
  • rent
  • stick
  • thrust
  • wound
  • transfixion
  • seepage
  • diffusion
  • entrance
  • ingress
  • insertion
  • invasion
  • perforation
  • osmosis
  • piercing
  • stabbing
  • infiltration
  • thrusting
  • forcing
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How to use piercings in a sentence

The light trickled through the piercings in the dome, and spread a restful twilight around.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
As the piercings became larger, narrow and irregularly shaped surfaces of stone were left.
A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD
We ran, ran for our lives back the way we had come, our backs twitching in expectation of arrow piercings.
RISING WOLF THE WHITE BLACKFOOTJAMES WILLARD SCHULTZ
But the old wall arches of the dome-columns are still visible as arched piercings in the spandrils of the Turkish arches.
BYZANTINE CHURCHES IN CONSTANTINOPLEALEXANDER VAN MILLINGEN
Rash, inconsiderate, angry words are like the piercings of a sword.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF PROVERBSR. F. HORTON
He let his hands lazily trace her soft skin, the outlines of her tattoos, her implants and piercings.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
Put your card over the note, and through the piercings you will read: The Bearer is not to be trusted.
CURIOSITIES OF OLDEN TIMESS. BARING-GOULD
The reporter had two lip piercings, and a matt of close-cropped micro-dreads, and an attitude.
SOMEONE COMES TO TOWN, SOMEONE LEAVES TOWNCORY DOCTOROW
There is that speaketh rashly like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF PROVERBSR. F. HORTON
The point now is to detach the links, which is accomplished by oblique piercings, as shown in Fig. 6.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 447, JULY 26, 1884VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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