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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Tending to pass into or through; Having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective : a penetrating shriek; a penetrating glance. ,a penetrating observation
  • Verb (used without object) : We penetrated to the interior of the Kasbah
  • He drew a chair near her, and, in penetrating accents, said:
  • Canadian banks provide invaluable assistance to our firms in penetrating foreign markets. for more
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