Example sentences for: piercing

How can you use “piercing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • a new avant-garde fashion, contemporaneous with the start of body piercing.

  • Almost two generations of 20 th -century women lived with unpierced or healed earlobes, until ear piercing became almost universal for both men and women in the 1960s, just as if it had always been there.

  • Primary diagnoses for hospitalized poisonings are shown in Table 1. Suicide was not listed as an eventual primary cause of death among patients hospitalized for poisonings, nor was attempted suicide (E956, "Suicide and self-inflicted injuries by cutting and piercing instrument," or E958.

  • Tattooing and piercing are among the most ancient of such practices; piercing, as recently revived, is among the most violent.

  • But a story as piercing as this goes to the heart of the matter, for it embodies the terrible event in such a way that it steals up on us and will haunt us in our sleep.


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