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  Definition of Penetrating
  1. tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing; "a toxic penetrative spray applied to the surface"; "a cold penetrating wind"; "a penetrating odor"
  2. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent pene
Similar Words: penetrative, acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, piercing, sharp

 

Anagrams: Tangier pea, peregrinate

 

 
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