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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a shrill voice; Extremely and sharply.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : a piercing wind. ,piercing eyes. ,a piercing mind. ,piercing remarks
  • But Roland looked, piercingly-and Bink had frozen.
  • He put his fingers between his lips, blew piercingly.
  • And then, looking at me more piercingly, she repeated. for more
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