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Perforate   /pˈərfərˌeɪt/   Listen

Having a hole cut through.  Synonyms: perforated, pierced, punctured.  "A perforated eardrum" , "A punctured balloon"

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"Perforate" Quotes from Famous Books

... Pocketbook says so. Unfortunately, to attain this virtue, he has to pass through the phase of thinking of himself, and that is misdirected genius. A blackguard may be slow to think for himself, but he is genuinely anxious to kill, and a little punishment teaches him how to guard his own skin and perforate another's. A powerfully prayerful Highland Regiment, officered by rank Presbyterians, is, perhaps, one degree more terrible in action than a hard-bitten thousand of irresponsible Irish ruffians led by most improper young unbelievers. But these things prove the rule—which ...
— Indian Tales • Rudyard Kipling

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