Definition of Perceant

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Piercing, sharp. ¹



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Definition of Perceant

1. piercing [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perceant

perc.
perca
percale
percales
percaline
percalines
percarbide
percarbides
percarbonate
percarbonates
percarburet
percarbureted
percarburets
percase
perce
perceant (current term)
perced
perceiue
perceiv'd
perceivable
perceivableness
perceivably
perceivance
perceive
perceived
perceived temperature
perceivedness
perceiver
perceivers
perceives

Literary usage of Perceant

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... jutty, jetty, dike (local Eng.), groin, dock (colloq.); see WHARF. 2. See AFFECT, ENTER, PERCEIVE. piercing, a. 1. penetrative, penetrating, perceant ..."

2. The Christian Examiner edited by Edward Everett Hale (1868)
"... Like a sharp spear, went through her utterly, — Keen, cruel, perceant, stinging; she, as well As her ..."

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