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Correct spelling: pierce

Definition of pierce:

  1. To thrust into with a pointed instrument; to penetrate; to affect deeply; to dive into.
  2. To enter; to penetrate.

Common misspellings for pierce:

perice, peice.

Pierce \pi(er)-ce\

Origin:
Greek
Details:
Pierce as a boy's name is pronounced peerz. It is of English origin. Variant of Piers from Peter (Greek) "rock". Actor Pierce Brosnan.
Related names:
Ferris.
Meaning:
Ferris, percy, Percey, Percie, Perce.
Variants:
Piers, Pears, Pearson, Pierson, Pearsson, peirce, Peerce, Pearce, Piersson.
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Examples of usage for pierce:

  1. The meaning of Blaine's remark utterly failed to pierce his consciousness. – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander

Quotes for pierce:

  1. Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
  2. No iron can pierce the heart with such force as a period put just at the right place.
  3. What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.
  4. I don't want to pierce anything. I think it's outdated. Belly rings and all are, like, old.
  5. The first things I did when I got out of school in '65 was to buy a pair of Levis and pierce my ears.

Rhymes for pierce:

  1. bierce, fierce, peirce, pearce;
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