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 for lancinate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lancinate \Lan"ci*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lancinated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Lancinating.] [L. lancinatus, p. p. of
     lancinare to fear.]
     To tear; to lacerate; to pierce or stab. --De Quincey.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting
             wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing
             knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism";
             "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain" [syn: cutting,
             keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "lancinate":
     agonize, bloody, claw, convulse, crucify, excruciate, harrow,
     impale, kill by inches, lacerate, macerate, martyr, martyrize,
     punish, rack, rip, savage, scarify, torment, torture, wring

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