verb[with object] literary
Pierce through (someone or something): with a shower of arrowy death-pangs he transpierced me
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- A plethora of other problems transpierce him in every part of his being, however, like St. Sebastian's arrows; and the countenance that he raises to the unseeing skies is likewise that of a martyr.
- The shafts of light transpierce the sequences and bold, architectural structure.
- Her transpierced vocal chords emitted a slight squeak as her mind registered the fact that she was immovably entangled and impaled more than twenty times.
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