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
Davis broke past the line of scrimmage and darted down the right sideline into the end zone for a 39-yard game-piercing touchdown, the final triumph of a 38-24 victory at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
Continue to roast until pumpkin flesh is soft when pierced with a knife (take care not to puncture skin), 30 to 90 minutes more, depending on size of pumpkin.
The patient's eyes are totally open for part of the procedure, which is suuuper freaky IMO, because Lee is literally piercing the skin around her eyes with her sharp AF tools.
Steve Irwin died at age 44 in September 2006 while filming an underwater scene for a television series, when a stingray's stinging barbs pierced his heart.
The Voyager probes couldn’t pierce the thick smoggy veil of Titan’s nitrogen and methane atmosphere decades earlier, but scientists were intrigued by its chemical composition.
Bake until the peppers are tender when pierced with a knife, about 1 hour for the Anaheim peppers or 1 hour and 15 minutes for the bell peppers.
Countries such as Russia are now issuing body armors that can allegedly stop a .30-06 armor piercing bullet.
Get a tattoo over a piercing because piercings leave scars.
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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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