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Main Entry: pierce
Pronunciation: primarystresspi(schwa)rs
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): pierced; pierc·ing
1 a : to run into or through as a pointed weapon does : STAB b : to enter or thrust into sharply or painfully
2 : to make a hole in or through <have one's ears pierced>
3 : to force or make a way into or through <pierce the enemy's line>
4 : to penetrate with the eye or mind : see through
5 : to stir the emotions of : MOVE
- pierc·er noun

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