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Synonyms of piercing in English:


  • 1 a piercing shriek
    shrill, ear-splitting, high-pitched, penetrating, strident, loud
  • 2 the piercing wind
    bitter, biting, cutting, penetrating, sharp, keen, stinging, raw;
  • 3 a piercing pain
    intense, excruciating, agonizing, sharp, stabbing, shooting, stinging, severe, extreme, fierce, searing, racking
  • 4 his piercing gaze
    searching, probing, penetrating, penetrative, shrewd, sharp, keen
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