View definitions for spearing


verb as in spike

verb as in stick

verb as in transfix

verb as in gore

verb as in impale


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There are also motifs that showcase scenes of fishing through netting and spearing.

One main culprit was the hard-shell helmet that had essentially become a spearing weapon.

Queen Elizabeth I owned forks for sweetmeats but chose to use her fingers instead, finding the spearing motion to be crude.

But they were not ready as yet to do any nocturnal spearing, and if ever Indians wanted a night's rest they wanted it.

Frequently I would go out spearing and netting fish, my principal captures being mullet.

Dear Aunt Kitty: I'm up here spearing salmon and all that sort of thing, don't you know, and trying to forget.

The door was open, and a torch was spearing its beam on two men—one kneeling over the prone figure of the other.

In the summer months they frequent the sea-coast, where their skill in spearing fish is described as quite wonderful.

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On this page you'll find 204 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spearing, such as: crack, drill, enter, go through, infiltrate, and invade.

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