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Which word in the sentence is a gerund? The siren, piercing like a baby's crying, wailed for hours.
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User: Which word in the sentence is a gerund? The siren, piercing like a baby's crying, wailed for hours.

Weegy: A gerund is a verb that ends in -ing and functions as a noun. In the sentence, "The siren, piercing like a baby's crying, wailed for hours." the gerund is "piercing."
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The siren, piercing like a baby's crying, wailed for hours.
The gerund is CRYING.


Piercing is a participle that modifies the siren.
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