Adjective: piercing peer-sing
Noun: piercing peer-sing
- Having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
- acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, sharp
- Painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
"piercing knifelike pains";
- cutting, keen, knifelike, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating
Verb: pierce peers
- A small hole made in the body so that jewellery can be worn through it
- Cut or make a way through
"The path pierced the jungle"; "Light pierced through the forest"
- Move or affect (a person's emotions or bodily feelings) deeply or sharply
"The cold pierced her bones"; "Her words pierced the students"
- Sound sharply or shrilly
"The scream pierced the night"
- Penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
- Make a hole into
"The needle pierced her flesh"
Derived forms: piercings
See also: perceptive, sharp
Type of: affect, impress, move, penetrate, perforate, sound, strike
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