acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharpadjective
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 penetrative observations"
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"
able to pierce or penetrate
The skunk produces a penetrating odor.
demonstrating acute or keen understanding
His novel shows a penetrating insight into the criminal mind.
having the power of entering, piercing, or pervading; sharp; subtile; penetrative; as, a penetrating odor
acute; discerning; sagacious; quick to discover; as, a penetrating mind
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Having the power of entering or piercing another body.
The numerical value of penetrating in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of penetrating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Hypocrisy in anything whatever may deceive the cleverest and most penetrating man, but the least wide-awake of children recognizes it, and is revolted by it, however ingeniously it may be disguised.
I’ve been wanting for some time to make sure we have a deep penetrating strike capability. It is vitally important that we get this right and not just settle for an ISR capability. The key thing is we’ve got to be very careful about taking things off the table at the beginning because our potential adversaries or competitors are not going to take things off the table.
We have been in there several times now. We have taken out samples. We've done the ground-penetrating radar. We're trying to determine the amount of steel, the thickness of the slabs, so we're trying to compile all that information and see exactly if there is some indication of weakness.
Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual.
The job was stopped. That's why water is still penetrating. The government promised to do more. This was just half of it, when they started the breakers in 2011, the whole idea was to extend it by about 1,000 meters. Unfortunately, they were not able to complete the project. If they had finished it, then we would be safe.
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