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lance

 
 
pronunciation:
laens
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a weapon with a long pole and pointed metal head.
The soldier held his lance out straight as he rode away on his horse.
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part of speech: verb
inflections: lances, lancing, lanced
definition: to cut open with a sharp tool.
The doctor lanced the infection on my foot.
similar words:
cut, open, puncture
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