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Definition of Perceant
1. piercing [adj]
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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 ..."