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See definition of spearing on Dictionary.com
  • as inpenetrate
  • as inspike
  • as instab
  • as instick
  • as intap
  • as intransfix
  • as ingore
  • as inimpale

synonyms for spearing

  • crack
  • drill
  • enter
  • go through
  • infiltrate
  • invade
  • pass through
  • permeate
  • pervade
  • puncture
  • seep
  • access
  • bayonet
  • bore
  • charge
  • come
  • diffuse
  • drive
  • encroach
  • force
  • gore
  • impale
  • insert
  • insinuate
  • introduce
  • jab
  • knife
  • percolate
  • perforate
  • prick
  • probe
  • ream
  • saturate
  • spear
  • stab
  • suffuse
  • thrust
  • trespass
  • barge in
  • blow in
  • break in
  • breeze in
  • bust in
  • eat through
  • filter in
  • get in
  • ingress
  • make a hole
  • make an entrance
  • pop in
  • run into
  • sink into
  • stick into

antonyms for spearing

MOST RELEVANT
  • surrender
  • yield
  • retreat
  • exit
  • misconstrue
  • misinterpret
  • misunderstand
  • take out
  • withdraw
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      How to use spearing in a sentence

      But they were not ready as yet to do any nocturnal spearing, and if ever Indians wanted a night's rest they wanted it.
      OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
      Frequently I would go out spearing and netting fish, my principal captures being mullet.
      THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
      Dear Aunt Kitty: I'm up here spearing salmon and all that sort of thing, don't you know, and trying to forget.
      THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
      The door was open, and a torch was spearing its beam on two men—one kneeling over the prone figure of the other.
      UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
      In the summer months they frequent the sea-coast, where their skill in spearing fish is described as quite wonderful.
      THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION.VARIOUS
      We rested a short time in this village, and our people were soon busy spearing pigs and chickens, and looting.
      WANDERINGS AMONG SOUTH SEA SAVAGES AND IN BORNEO AND THE PHILIPPINESH. WILFRID WALKER
      But an expert fisherman never makes such an error in spearing fish.
      ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
      When well advanced in the latter, they are taught spearing rings or stuffed heads at the gallop, and the same with the sword.
      LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
      It comes from a pine-torch fixed in the bow of a canoe, by which an Indian is spearing fish.'
      CEDAR CREEKELIZABETH HELY WALSHE
      An Indian who was spearing fish from a canoe stared his astonishment.
      THE SPELL OF THE WHITE STURGEONJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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