But the air was pierced by an even more dangerous and unsettling sound—the sound of counter-revolution.
Add the garlic to the pan and cook for three more minutes, until the fish flakes when pierced with a fork.
She was immediately shot in the neck and went down, blood spurting from a major vein that had been pierced by the bullet.
Paramedics had to remove several ribs to dislodge the sword, which pierced his chest and was left sticking out of his back.
But long before it was over, the ecstasy was pierced by a series of fatal missteps.
They were eyes that pierced his forehead, that laid bare his thoughts.
He gin Submit a look that pierced clear to her heart (so they say).
Now, it chanced that as he went Zinti pierced his foot with a large thorn so that he was only able to travel slowly.
While in this position he fell, pierced through the body with a rifle bullet.
Shann gazed down at the green water, opaque, not to be pierced to the depths by human sight.
late 13c. "make a hole in; force one's way through," from Anglo-French perser, Old French percier "pierce, transfix, drive through" (12c., Modern French percer), probably from Vulgar Latin *pertusiare, frequentative of Latin pertusus, past participle of pertundere "to thrust or bore through," from per- "through" (see per) + tundere "to beat, pound," from PIE *tund-, from root *(s)teu- "to push, strike, knock, beat, thrust" (see obtuse). Related: Pierced; piercing.