Results for pierce

Definitions of pierce:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To enter.

part of speech: verb transitive

To run into or through, especially with a pointed instrument; affect deeply; as, to pierce the heart with sorrow; to force a way through; as, the bullet pierced his side; to pierce the lines of the enemy; to see through mentally; as, to pierce a mystery; dive into.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To enter; to penetrate; to force a way into; to strike; to excite; to touch or affect, as the passions; to affect severely.

part of speech: verb

To thrust or make a hole through: to enter, or force a way into: to touch or move deeply: to dive into, as a secret.

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