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skewering

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  • as inspike
  • as intransfix
  • as inimpale

synonyms for skewering

  • fasten
  • impale
  • lance
  • nail
  • pin
  • prick
  • skewer
  • spear
  • spit
  • stick
  • transfix
  • make fast
  • prick
  • transfix
  • lance
  • perforate
  • pierce
  • punch
  • puncture
  • skewer
  • spear
  • spike
  • stick
  • run through
  • skiver
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antonyms for skewering

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  • detach
  • loosen
  • release
  • unfasten
  • bore
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How to use skewering in a sentence

His companion replaced the bonnet on her head, where it lurched a little, by reason of insufficient skewering, as she got up.
THE WIZARD'S DAUGHTER AND OTHER STORIESMARGARET COLLIER GRAHAM
I think that marriage has become a social atrophy, and I never want to be guilty of irrevocably skewering two hearts together.
LETTERS OF A DAKOTA DIVORCEEJANE BURR
So are the other spadassinicides who dreamt of skewering a poor sheep of a provincial lawyer.
SCARAMOUCHERAFAEL SABATINI
And she made a violent gesture with the saber as though skewering me upon its length.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
Spoof was playing the game, but I wondered how many little yellow devils were skewering his heart.
NEIGHBOURSROBERT STEAD
Unless he is huge, leave him whole, skewering him flat, and laying him skin side up in the pan.
DISHES & BEVERAGES OF THE OLD SOUTHMARTHA MCCULLOCH WILLIAMS
Mix thoroughly and fill the fish, sewing or skewering the opening together.
STANDARD PAPER-BAG COOKERYEMMA PADDOCK TELFORD
Susanne works intently at the heavy coils of her hair, and the gold pins she is skewering through it.
JUGGERNAUTGEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
There was no fingering of hilts or talk of skewering on either side.
THE HISTORICAL NIGHTS' ENTERTAINMENTRAFAEL SABATINI
In the figure's hands was a heavy spear and the arm holding it swept aloft preparatory to skewering Tharn on its point.
THE RETURN OF THARNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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