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To be making a hole
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Present participle for to pierce and make a hole (or holes) in
“You should protect the vital areas along the mid-line of the torso, where even a shallow wound might puncture heart, lungs, liver, kidney or bowel.”
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Present participle for to pierce or impale with a pointed object
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“You cannot drown spirit in water, burn it in the fire, cut it with a sword, blow it up with dynamite, puncture it with a spear, or nail it to the cross.”
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Present participle for to depressurize or (cause to) go flat, especially of a tire
“To get revenge, Po-po and her friend puncture the car's tires and then tease the couple about having bad luck with flat tires.”
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Present participle for to undermine, especially someone's mood, ideas or feelings
“She took it upon herself to puncture his ego whenever possible.”
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Present participle for to pierce (a cask) to draw out liquid
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Present participle for to disprove a statement, theory or belief
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Present participle for reduce or cause to contract
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Present participle for to burst or cause to burst due to pressure or overheating
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Present participle for to break open or apart, especially suddenly and violently and due to internal pressure
Noun
The action or process of penetrating something
Adjective
Tending to or able to penetrate
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