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Synonyms for lance

a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade


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move quickly, as if by cutting one's way

pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight

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open by piercing with a lancet

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Lance Naik Thapa lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Nowshera Sector, Rajouri earlier in the day.
I heard my son Lance Seigfred (in long sleeves) telling his bestfriend in...
He is only the second Welsh Guardsmen who has been awarded the sword, the first was Lance Sergeant Steve O'Brien who was given the honour in 2005.
Lance was a GP there and would always involve me with interesting cases, he and others constantly whispering in my ear that I should get into studying.
Tom, 22, and Dustin -- who is called Lance by his pals -- secretly splitfor seven months after the Olympian admitted to being unfaithful.
Alcoholism - It isn't too difficult to see that Lance (Paul Blackthorne) is still grieving the loss of ( Laurel (Katie Cassidy), and that could be his motive.
Lance, 43, had booked a family holiday to Majorca departing last week and paid a deposit of PS830 in January.
Lance has a long history of science teaching and advocacy, and has attended many CONASTAs in the past.
They are Lance Corporal Sulaiman bin Saeed bin Sulaiman Al-Maeedi; Lance Corporal Musa bin Zain bin Mohammed Al-Marhabi; Lance Corporal Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Hasan Shraheeli; Lance Corporal Marzooq bin Saeed bin Ali Al-Salloum and Lance Corporal Jaber bin Ali bin Hussein Al-Alawe.
The others were: Lance Corporal Barry Stephen, from Scone, Perthshire.
Abstract--Pacific Sand Lance (Ammodytes personatus) are energy-rich schooling fish that are thought to be important drivers of marine food webs in Alaska (USA) and British Columbia (Canada).
Lance Cpl Peter Thornton, 25, of Huddersfield, is taking part in a major armed forces training voyage from the Spanish island of Lanzarote, to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, South America.
Lance Carleen, 59Dracut - Lance Osgood Carleen, of Dracut MA, son of Warren and Barbara Carleen, died peacefully of a stroke.