verb (used with object), pierced, pierc·ing.
verb (used without object), pierced, pierc·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM piercepierce·a·ble, adjectivepiercer, nounun·pierce·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for pierce
The video continues with footage of her milestone moments, like getting her ears pierced and taking her first steps.Kandi Burruss Celebrates Daughter Blaze Tucker’s 1st Birthday|Jasmine Grant|November 23, 2020|Essence.com
Once blood has been detected, the labrum pierces the vessel and sucks up the blood, much like us drinking a Bloody Mary through a straw.
The labium is the part that bunches up on the surface, as the mosquito pierces through the skin, and is what protects the delicate apparatus when not in use, as well as providing physical support when they are.
Jonathan Mattingly in the thigh and pierced his femoral artery, but the officer narrowly missed a fatal injury.A woman killed. An officer shot. And no one legally responsible.|David Fahrenthold|September 24, 2020|Washington Post
Behind the school, the sawtooth peaks of the Chugach Range pierced the horizon.Her Stepfather Admitted to Sexually Abusing Her. That Wasn’t Enough to Keep Her Safe.|by Nadia Sussman|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
It must be a piercer if it finds its way through your heart, said Mr. Sikes.Oliver Twist, Vol. I (of 3)|Charles Dickens
The piercer is now withdrawn, which leaves in its place, a channel through which fire may be conveyed to the charge.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
"It must be a piercer if it finds its way through your heart," said Mr. Sikes.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
They were not long about beginning, and Mars piercer of shields opened the battle.The Iliad|Homer
She was called Jigerdilla, which signifies "the piercer of hearts."Pretty Michal|Mr Jkai