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: to pierce through : penetrate
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gore, harpoon, impale, jab, lance, peck, pick, pierce, pink, puncture, run through, skewer, spear, spike, spit, stab, stick, transfix
1592, in the meaning defined above
Middle French transpercer, from Old French, from trans- (from Latin) + percer to pierce
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