All Adverb
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  • He turned his eyes straight upon her; they were piercingly green in the morning light. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • These first hours are piercingly cold, for it is now mid-winter with us. Cited from With Rimington, by L. March Phillipps
  • She looked up to find his eyes piercingly upon her. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He pulled her round, and looked straight and piercingly into her innocent face. Cited from Wives and Daughters, E. C. Gaskell
  • The emperor turned his stern eyes slowly and piercingly from one to another. Cited from Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia, by L. Muhlbach
  • "Do you know the value of money?" he said at length, looking piercingly at her. Cited from A Crooked Path, by Mrs. Alexander
  • It was almost too warm, although the weather outside was piercingly cold. Cited from Peter Simple, by Frederick Marryat
  • He could have no idea how piercingly bright his eyes looked when he fixed them on a speaker like that. Cited from The Brimming Cup, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • They both looked piercingly at the women and exchanged a few words with each other. Cited from Rescuing the Czar, by James P. Smythe
  • He only looked full and piercingly into her face. Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • His grey eyes were the most piercingly direct that she had ever encountered. Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • He took it, held it, looking piercingly into her eyes. Cited from Kate Danton, or, Captain Danton's Daughters, by May Agnes Fleming
  • That done, the cup returned with a smile piercingly sweet, the Lady rose. Cited from Little Novels of Italy, by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • Allen, sitting so close behind them, was forced to hear her, so piercingly sweet was her voice. Cited from Wayside Courtships, by Hamlin Garland
  • His eyes swept piercingly over, and apparently through, the men nearest at hand. Cited from The Desert of Wheat, by Zane Grey
  • Our clothes were wet through, and the night had become piercingly cold. Cited from The Rifle Rangers, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • And through this cloud he could feel that hundreds and hundreds of eyes were piercingly fixed upon him. Cited from The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns, by Arnold Bennett
  • Strange thoughts passed through his mind as the pictured eyes seemed to gaze piercingly down into his own. Cited from The Heir of Redclyffe, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Instead, he looked at her, looked at her long and piercingly, while she stood erect and waited. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • The wind was still piercingly cold, and at any moment the snow might again come down and overwhelm me. Cited from Snow Shoes and Canoes, by William H. G. Kingston
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Meaning of piercingly

  • adverb Extremely and sharply
    it was bitterly cold, bitter cold