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pierced

verb
past tense of pierce

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1 to go or come in or into
  • thoughts of revenge relentlessly pierced her mind

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2 to make a hole or series of holes in
  • pierced his ears with a needle

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3 to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • the saber pierced his chest, releasing a spurt of blood

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The first known use of pierced was in the 14th century

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“Pierced.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pierced. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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