pointed, stabbed, pierced
If an activity is punctuated by something, it is interrupted or emphasized by it at intervals.
If you feel compunction about doing something, you feel that you should not do it because it is bad or wrong.
To be punctilious is to pay precise attention to detail.
treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
a state of deeply felt distress or sorrow
a fine point of etiquette or petty formality
acting or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed
the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time
interrupted or emphasized at intervals
something that makes repeated and regular interruptions or divisions
pierce with a pointed object
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