All that Huck Finn innocence was wiped out with one ear-piercing pig-like squeal.
An ear-piercing scream, which has never since left my memory followed.
And then there is one ear-piercing crack, one blinding flash, and all is over.
The bagpipes strike with their ear-piercing sounds, and arise shrill above universal din.
Of course, the proceeding was followed by an ear-piercing scream.
But he jumped up, and ran down to the shore, and sent an ear-piercing yell across the water.
An ear-piercing screech rent the bedlam—and the door fell, half twisting, to lie in the doorway.
Pigeons coo in the trees, and green and blue and white parrots utter their ear-piercing screams.
It thus corresponds with the rite of ear-piercing among males.
John appeared at an upper window in answer to the ear-piercing call.