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1. spear

verb. ['ˈspɪr'] pierce with a spear.

Synonyms

  • impale
  • empale
  • transfix

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • hide
  • disappear

Etymology

  • spere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Spear

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

Sentences with spear


1. Adjective
Find a spear shaft, or the main portion of the spear.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Throw the airplane like a spear to make it fly.

Quotes about spear


1. Awww,"Minho said. "That's almost as sweet as that time she slammed the end of a spear into your shuck face.
- James Dashner, The Death Cure

2. spear-point

noun. the head and sharpened point of a spear.

Synonyms

  • point
  • shaft
  • spearhead
  • spear
  • lance
  • spearpoint

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

3. spear

noun. ['ˈspɪr'] a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon.

Synonyms

  • barb
  • shaft
  • trident
  • spearhead
  • spearpoint
  • weapon
  • lance
  • assagai
  • spear-point
  • javelin
  • assegai
  • arm

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • stay in place
  • close
  • disarm

Etymology

  • spere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. spear

noun. ['ˈspɪr'] an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish.

Synonyms

  • implement
  • fishing rig
  • rig
  • gig
  • fishing gear
  • lance
  • fishing tackle
  • leister
  • fishgig
  • fizgig
  • tackle

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • avoid
  • unharness
  • outspan

Etymology

  • spere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. spear

verb. ['ˈspɪr'] thrust up like a spear.

Synonyms

  • spear up
  • stick out
  • jut out
  • jut
  • project

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • bore

Etymology

  • spere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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