AskDefine | Define lancinate

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lancinate adj : as physically 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" [syn: cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinating]

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Verb

  1. To pierce or stab (as with a lance), to lance.

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