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pierce    : [p'ɪrs]
Pierce \Pierce\, v. i.
To enter; to penetrate; to make a way into or through
something, as a pointed instrument does; -- used literally
and figuratively.
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And pierced to the skin, but bit no more. --Spenser.
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She would not pierce further into his meaning. --Sir P.
Sidney.
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Pierce \Pierce\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pierced}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Piercing}.] [OE. percen, F. percer, OF. percier, perchier,
parchier; perh. fr. (assumed) LL. pertusiare for pertusare,
fr. L. pertundere, pertusum, to beat, push, bore through; per
through tundere to beat: cf. OF. pertuisier to pierce, F.
pertuis a hole. Cf. {Contuse}, {Parch}, {Pertuse}.]
1. To thrust into, penetrate, or transfix, with a pointed
instrument. "I pierce . . . her tender side." --Dryden.
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2. To penetrate; to enter; to force a way into or through; to
pass into or through; as, to pierce the enemy's line; a
shot pierced the ship.
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3. Fig.: To penetrate; to affect deeply; as, to pierce a
mystery. "Pierced with grief." --Pope.
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Can no prayers pierce thee? --Shak.
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Pierce
n 1: 14th President of the United States (1804-1869) [synonym:
{Pierce}, {Franklin Pierce}, {President Pierce}]
v 1: cut or make a way through; "the knife cut through the
flesh"; "The path pierced the jungle"; "Light pierced
through the forest"
2: move or affect (a person's emotions or bodily feelings)
deeply or sharply; "The cold pierced her bones"; "Her words
pierced the students"
3: sound sharply or shrilly; "The scream pierced the night"
4: penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument [synonym:
{pierce}, {thrust}]
5: make a hole into; "The needle pierced her flesh"

185 Moby Thesaurus words for "pierce":
abrade, affect, afflict, aggrieve, agonize, ail, anguish, auger,
barb the dart, bark, bayonet, benumb, bite, blemish, bloody, bore,
break, broach, bruise, burn, chafe, check, chill, chip, claw,
come alive, come home to, comprehend, convulse, countersink, crack,
craze, crucify, cut, cut up, dagger, descry, dirk, discern,
discover, distress, drill, empierce, excruciate, fathom, fester,
fix, fracture, fray, frazzle, freeze, fret, frost, frostbite,
gain entree, gall, gash, get into, get through, give pain, gnaw,
go deep, go through, go through one, gore, gouge, gouge out, grasp,
grate, grieve, grind, gripe, harrow, hole, honeycomb, hurt,
hurt the feelings, impale, incise, inflame, inflict pain, injure,
interpenetrate, irritate, kill by inches, knife, lacerate, lance,
maim, make an entrance, make mincemeat of, make out, make way into,
martyr, martyrize, maul, melt, melt the heart, move, mutilate,
needle, nip, numb, pain, pass through, penetrate, perceive,
perforate, pinch, pink, plumb, plunge in, poke into, poniard,
prick, prolong the agony, punch, puncture, put to torture, rack,
rankle, rasp, realize, ream, ream out, refrigerate, rend, riddle,
rip, rouse, rub, run, run into, run through, rupture, saber,
savage, scald, scorch, scotch, scrape, scratch, scuff, see,
see daylight, see into, see the light, see through, skewer, skin,
slash, slice, slit, smart, soften, spear, spike, spit, sprain,
stab, stick, stiletto, sting, stir, strain, strike, sword, tap,
tear, torment, torture, touch, touch a chord, transfix,
transpierce, traumatize, trepan, trephine, tweak, twist,
twist the knife, understand, wound, wrench, wring

Pierce, NE -- U.S. city in Nebraska
Population (2000): 1774
Housing Units (2000): 736
Land area (2000): 0.876814 sq. miles (2.270939 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.021368 sq. miles (0.055343 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.898182 sq. miles (2.326282 sq. km)
FIPS code: 39100
Located within: Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
Location: 42.199477 N, 97.529321 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 68767
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Pierce, NE
Pierce


Pierce, CO -- U.S. town in Colorado
Population (2000): 884
Housing Units (2000): 318
Land area (2000): 0.737487 sq. miles (1.910083 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.737487 sq. miles (1.910083 sq. km)
FIPS code: 59005
Located within: Colorado (CO), FIPS 08
Location: 40.635134 N, 104.754574 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 80650
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Pierce, CO
Pierce


Pierce, ID -- U.S. city in Idaho
Population (2000): 617
Housing Units (2000): 298
Land area (2000): 0.824168 sq. miles (2.134585 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.824168 sq. miles (2.134585 sq. km)
FIPS code: 62740
Located within: Idaho (ID), FIPS 16
Location: 46.492566 N, 115.799466 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 83546
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Pierce, ID
Pierce




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