pointed, stabbed, pierced


  • punctuate

    If an activity is punctuated by something, it is interrupted or emphasized by it at intervals.

  • compunction

    If you feel compunction about doing something, you feel that you should not do it because it is bad or wrong.

  • punctilious

    To be punctilious is to pay precise attention to detail.

  • acupuncture

    treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin

  • poignancy

    a state of deeply felt distress or sorrow

  • punctilio

    a fine point of etiquette or petty formality

  • punctual

    acting or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed

  • punctuality

    the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time

  • punctuated

    interrupted or emphasized at intervals

  • punctuation

    something that makes repeated and regular interruptions or divisions

  • puncture

    pierce with a pointed object

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