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Another word for pierce

  1. To penetrate with a sharp edge

      1. A long, straight, narrow cut or opening.
      2. To make a slit or slits in.
      3. To cut lengthwise into strips; split.
      1. To cut or form by cutting with forceful sweeping strokes:
      2. To make a gash or gashes in.
      3. To cut a slit or slits in, especially so as to reveal an underlying color:
      1. To cut into, as with a sharp instrument:
      2. To engrave (designs or writing, for example) into a surface; carve.
      3. To engrave designs, writing, or other marks into.
      1. To make a long deep cut in; slash deeply.
      2. A long deep cut.
      3. A deep flesh wound.
      1. To penetrate with a sharp edge; strike a narrow opening in.
      2. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
      3. To sever the edges or ends of; shorten:
  2. To make a hole or other opening in

      1. To pierce with a pointed object.
      2. To make (a hole) by piercing.
      3. To depreciate or deflate:
      1. To pierce, punch, or bore a hole or holes in; penetrate.
      2. To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
      3. To pass into or through something.
      1. A hollowed place in something solid; a cavity or pit:
      2. An opening or perforation:
      3. An opening in a defensive formation, such as the area of a baseball infield between two adjacent fielders.
      1. An opening in a solid structure or surface; a cleft or breach:
      2. A break in a line of defense.
      3. An opening through mountains; a pass.
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
      1. An opening, tear, or rupture.
      2. A gap or rift, especially in a solid structure such as a dike or fortification.
      3. A violation or infraction, as of a contract, law, legal obligation, or promise.
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  3. To pass into or through by overcoming resistance

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Another word for pierce

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