piercingness


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piercingness

(ˈpɪəsɪŋnəs)
n
the quality or condition of being piercing
Translations
إخْتِراق
pronikavost
det
òaî aî vera stingandi
keskinlik

pierce

(piəs) verb
1. (of pointed objects) to go into or through (something). The arrow pierced his arm; A sudden light pierced the darkness.
2. to make a hole in or through (something) with a pointed object. Pierce the lid before removing it from the jar.
ˈpiercing adjective
1. loud; shrill. a piercing scream.
2. (of cold weather, winds etc) sharp; intense. a piercing wind; piercing cold.
3. looking intently or sharply as though able to see through things. piercing eyes; a piercing glance.
ˈpiercingly adverb
ˈpiercingness noun
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