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lance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lance

  1. a weapon with a long straight handle and sharp head or blade the lance struck squarely on the knight's shield, knocking him from his horse Synonyms javelin, spear, pike, pikestaff, shaftRelated Words dart, spike; gaff, halberd (also halbert), harpoon, leister, trident


lance

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lance

  1. to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object doctors used to lance infected sores, so that they could drain clean Synonyms gore, harpoon, jab, impale, peck, pick, pierce, pink, puncture, run through, skewer, spear, 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


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