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harpoon

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of harpoon

  1. to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object she deftly harpooned a shrimp with her skewer and held it over the fire Synonyms of harpoon gore, impale, jab, lance, peck, pick, pierce, pink, puncture, run through, skewer, spear, spike, spit, stab, stick, transfix, transpierceWords Related to harpoon spindle; perforate, riddle; bayonet, dirk, gimlet, pike, poniard, prong, quill; pinprick, poke, prick, punch, thrust; cut, knife, slice



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