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transpierce

transitive verb trans·pierce \tran(t)s-ˈpirs\

Definition of TRANSPIERCE

:  to pierce through :  penetrate

Examples of TRANSPIERCE

  1. <got a thrill out of transpiercing butterflies with hat pins>

Origin of TRANSPIERCE

Middle French transpercer, from Old French, from trans- (from Latin) + percer to pierce
First Known Use: 1592

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