Definition of transpierce in English:


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Pronunciation: /transˈpɪəs
, trɑːns-, -nz-/


[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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