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spear

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of spear

  1. to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object <she speared a pea with her fork and angrily flung it> Synonyms gore, harpoon, jab, lance, peck, pick, pierce, pink, puncture, run through, skewer, impale, spike, spit, stab, stick, transfix, transpierceRelated Words spindle; perforate, riddle; bayonet, dirk, gimlet, pike, poniard, prong, quill; pinprick, poke, prick, punch, thrust; cut, knife, slice




spear

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of spear

  1. a weapon with a long straight handle and sharp head or blade <the Roman gladiator thrust his spear triumphantly into the lion's side> Synonyms javelin, lance, pike, pikestaff, shaft Related Words dart, spike; gaff, halberd (also halbert), harpoon, leister, trident




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