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transfix

 [trans-fiks´]
to pierce through or impale.

trans·fix

(trans'fiks),
To pierce with a sharp instrument.
[L. trans-figo, pp. -fixus, to pierce through, fr. figo, to fasten]

transfix

(trăns-fĭks′) [″ + figere, to fix]
To pierce through or impale with a sharp instrument.

transfix

to pierce through or impale.
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It's a measure of the Welsh wizard's musical vision that, on his return to the Phil, we (disappointingly fewer in number this time) once again sat transfixed, but for an entirely different experience.
A solitary youngster, he is transfixed by the actions of kangaroos and by the local geology.
Rarely can a player have been so transfixed by nerves, on his first international start but time will surely come, for the winger touted as David Beckham's right-sided successor.
The food preparers, transfixed by some unknown concern, seem removed and distant from the food and from each other.
Though car companies seems to be perennially transfixed by the youth market, there's a lot more disposable income floating around among those who qualify for AARP membership than those who are paying off student loans.
Not only do you care about her, but you become transfixed with wanting to comfort her, shelter her, and remind her how loved she once was.
As a child, Stephen was transfixed by the big screen, yet it was the work of cult classics Alfred Hitchcock and John Ford that truly captured his imagination.
His name is Robinson Stevenin, and now with the release of Transfixed it's plain to see that he's a major star in the making.
The nation became transfixed by the exploits of the porcine fugitives, who managed to go on the run for a week -even swimming across a river -before being recaptured.
I don't remember anything about that term paper, but I will never forget how utterly transfixed I was by the music.
The audience of hundreds--drawn away from the reunion of punk rock pioneers The Stooges going on across the polo field at the Coachella music festival--was transfixed.
Thus transfixed between the physical and the non-physical realms, blood, oil and water assume new meanings, now accentuated by a war that has desecrated these veritable representatives of profound mysteries in a manner and at a scale that has brought humanity to a catastrophe of unprecedented proportions.