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adjective as in deflated

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adjective as in punched

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He also failed a drug test and allegedly hit a bouncer so hard he punctured his eardrum.

The sound of weeping soldiers punctured the silence in the theater.

The Bachelor had debuted a year earlier, and audiences were ripe for a show that punctured its saccharine fairy-tale storyline.

That protective security bubble that has kept watch over you night and day and ferried you from city to city will be punctured.

I thought Mitt Romney had a stronger night but that Obama effectively punctured some of his arguments.

John turned to us, dazed, his enthusiasm vanishing like air from a punctured balloon.

You see, we had no town to shoot up, so we just punctured the scenery.

Punctured wounds are those produced by sharp pointed bodies, such as pins or thorns.

To avoid such occurrences, it is in many cases proper to convert a punctured into an incised wound.

All the wounds which can be inflicted may be classed under the heads of incised, punctured, and lacerated.


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On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to punctured, such as: drained, exhausted, sagging, burst, contracted, and empty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.