acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp(adj)
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
Examples of penetrating in a Sentence
***(c)(p) MY QUOTES ARE LIKE AN ENDLESS STREAM IN THE REALITY OF LIFE. THOSE WHO LEARN FROM WHAT I SHARE BECOME THE GROUND PENETRATING, MESMERIZING FORCES, SEEN BUT UNSEEN, TO WHICH NO TECHNOLOGY CAN DETECT. THE FORCES WHICH TRAVERSES THE BLOOD BRAIN BARRIER LEAVING NO VISIBLE MARK ON THE M.R.I IMAGES.
Penetrating to a point of requiring warning shots to turn away is normally the result of a deliberate decision to penetrate that airspace.
By taking the form of manga, the story is so easy to read, and yet so penetrating.
MLC soldiers by force knowingly and intentionally invaded the bodies of the victims by penetrating the victims' anuses, vaginas or other bodily openings with their penises.
They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see them through the mesh of a sieve.
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