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lancinate

[lan-suh-neyt] /ˈlæn səˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), lancinated, lancinating.
1.
to stab or pierce.
Origin of lancinate
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin lancinātus past participle of lancināre to tear to pieces, akin to lanius butcher, lacer torn; see -ate1
Related forms
lancination, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lancinate

lancinate

/ˈlɑːnsɪˌneɪt/
adjective
1.
(esp of pain) sharp or cutting
Derived Forms
lancination, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin lancinātus pierced, rent; related to lacer mangled
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