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 Meanings and Examples of PIERCING
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piercing
 n.  penetrating; sharp; keen
Classic Sentence: (150 in 11 pages)
1  He opened it; but as a rush of cold and piercing air penetrated the room abruptly, he closed it again immediately.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
2  The noise of the hinge rang in his ears with something of the piercing and formidable sound of the trump of the Day of Judgment.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
3  His glance was like a gimlet, cold and piercing.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
4  The same sad, piercing, religious sentiment filled his heart.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—A NEST FOR OWL AND A WARBLER
5  The spot where a plain effects its junction with a city is always stamped with a certain piercing melancholy.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—HIS FRONTIERS
6  There was a piercing whistling going on in his ears.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—BEGINNING OF A GREAT MALADY
7  This was accompanied by all sorts of little piercing cries.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
8  A few stars, daintily piercing the pale blue of the zenith, and visible to revery alone, formed imperceptible little splendors amid the immensity.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—MARIUS PRODUCES ON SOME ONE WHO IS A JUDGE OF ...
9  The queen uttered a piercing cry at finding herself surprised--for in her trouble she did not at first recognize the young woman who had been given to her by Laporte.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 17 BONACIEUX AT HOME
10  His head, with piercing eyes, a straight nose, a chin cut like that of Brutus, had altogether an indefinable character of grandeur and grace.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
11  "Show him in," said Milady, in a quick tone, but so piercing that d'Artagnan heard her in the antechamber.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 36 DREAM OF VENGEANCE
12  The cardinal fixed his piercing eyes on this courageous speaker.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 43 THE SIGN OF THE RED DOVECOT
13  At the moment he went out a piercing glance darted through the opening of the nearly closed door, and she perceived Felton, who drew quickly to one side to prevent being seen by her.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 54 CAPTIVITY: THE THIRD DAY
14  Then she arose of herself, and cast around her one of those piercing looks which seemed to dart from an eye of flame.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 66 EXECUTION
15  "And now, Miss," he fixed her with a piercing glance, "I don't want to hear about you going home, either."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  A piercing scream split the air.
2  There was mockery now in those piercing blue eyes.
3  She looked at me with piercing blue eyes.
4  He suddenly let out a piercing shriek.
5  Mrs. Fairfax came in, breaking up by her entrance the fiery mosaic I had been piercing together, and scattering too some heavy unwelcome thoughts that were beginning to throng on my solitude.
6  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.
7  He pierced the rubber ball with a needle.
8  The nurse pierced the skin of the boy with a lancet.
9  They pierced through the thick forest.
10  He pierced another hole in his belt with his knife.
11  One bullet pierced the left side of his chest.
12  Yet that brief derisive stare pierced her to her soul.
13  It grasps its victim in its forelegs and pierce it with its rostrum.
14  A word is no arrow, but it can pierce the heart.
15  The worker tried to pierce a hole in a piece of leather.