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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pier·cing a. Forcibly entering, or adapted to enter, at or by a point; perforating; penetrating; keen; -- used also figuratively; as, a piercing instrument, or thrust. Piercing eloquence.”
 -- Pier*cing*ly, adv. -- Pier*cing*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: extremely and sharply; "it was bitterly cold"; "bitter cold"
             [syn: bitterly, bitingly, bitter]
      2: in a shrill voice; "she sang rather shrilly" [syn: shrilly]