Examples of pierce in a Sentence
The needle pierced her skin.
The bullet pierced his lung.
The needle pierced into her skin.
The bullet pierced through his lung.
A scream pierced the silence.
Recent Examples of pierce from the Web
Online: KIROTV.com is livestreaming the event starting 9 a.m. Sunday That bubble was pierced in March when it was announced that KIRO would stop broadcasting the races.
Bennington's voice could soar with piercing strength or descend to a whisper.
Using a needle, pierce a hole through the center of the template and the two center covers.
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Alicia’s single-minded pursuit of McBurney stands in stark contrast to the sadness and diffidence that clings to Edwina, whom Dunst, Coppola’s most reliable muse, plays with piercing vulnerability.
Place them on a baking sheet and roast them until a fork easily pierces them, about 35 minutes for medium-size potatoes.
Nearly 4 in 10 people born after 1980 have a tattoo and 1 in 4 has a piercing someplace other than an earlobe, the Pew Research Center has reported.
The bullet that pierced Case's abdomen penetrated part of his intestine just below the stomach.
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Origin and Etymology of pierce
Synonym Discussion of pierce
- entered the city in triumph
- the enemy penetrated the fortress
- pierced the boil with a lancet
- probed the depths of the sea
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Definition of pierce for Students
- I had my ears pierced.
- A stab of fear pierced his heart.
- The sunshine pierced through their faded dresses …
- —Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie
legal Definition of pierce
- the object of summary judgment is to pierce the pleadings and allow a judgment on the merits
- —J. H. Friedenthal et al.
- the Internal Revenue Service may attempt to pierce the plain meaning of the agreement
- —W. M. McGovern, Jr. et al.
- a…creditor in New York cannot pierce the corporate veil solely on grounds of inadequate capitalization
- —R. C. Clark
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