PIERCING's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of piercing
n. penetration; hole made in the body so that jewelry can be worn through it
Although the extremes of body modification have been made more popular in our culture, it has been done for hundreds of years, and ear piercing is one of its oldest kinds.
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THE bell rang furiously and, when Miss Parker went to the tube, a furious voice called out in a piercing North of Ireland accent:.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
It was a gaunt, aquiline face which was turned towards us, with piercing dark eyes, which lurked in deep hollows under overhung and tufted brows.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
This was not mere supposition, she saw it distinctly in the piercing light, which revealed to her now the meaning of life and human relations.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After he had gone Pierre continued pacing up and down the room for a long time, no longer piercing an imaginary foe with his imaginary sword, but smiling at the remembrance of that pleasant, intelligent, and resolute young man.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But the wolf jumped up more quickly than anyone could have expected and, gnashing her teeth, flew at the yellowish borzoi, which, with a piercing yelp, fell with its head on the ground, bleeding from a gash in its side.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Suddenly a fresh sound, a piercing feminine scream, reverberated from the porch and the cook came running into the vestibule.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Two were dark, and had high aquiline noses, like the Count, and great dark, piercing eyes that seemed to be almost red when contrasted with the pale yellow moon.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
On every point of general literature he displays unbounded knowledge and a quick and piercing apprehension.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Homer was the taller and comelier person of the two, walked very erect for one of his age, and his eyes were the most quick and piercing I ever beheld.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Since I had peeped over the edge myself, I understand better the meaning of his stare, that could not see the flame of the candle, but was wide enough to embrace the whole universe, piercing enough to penetrate all the hearts that beat in the darkness.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
It was a night of sensual passion, in which she was a little startled and almost unwilling: yet pierced again with piercing thrills of sensuality, different, sharper, more terrible than the thrills of tenderness, but, at the moment, more desirable.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context