Associations to the word «Piercing»
Pictures for the word «Piercing»
PIERCING, verb. Present participle of pierce
PIERCING, noun. (uncountable) The action of the verb to pierce
PIERCING, noun. A hole made in the body so that jewellery/jewelry can be worn through it
PIERCING, noun. The jewelry itself
PIERCING, adjective. Anything or anyone that pierces.
PIERCING, adjective. Having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations".
PIERCING, adjective. Painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain".
Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.