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Adjective
Tending to or able to penetrate
“He created music of penetrating sadness and beauty, and with only four solo albums released in his career, he had much more to offer.”
Adjective
Having or showing clear insight
“His penetrating insights into aspects of health policy during the 1950s and 1960s are unsurpassed.”
Adjective
Able to make a way through or into something
“The puma nodded once and stepped outside into the penetrating cold.”
Adjective
Tending to or able to penetrate
“A raw, penetrating wind was blowing in off the plain.”
Adjective
Tending to or able to penetrate
“He was fairly short, a trifle rotund, with dark penetrating eyes that had a way of roving mercurially over objects under surveillance.”
Adjective
Verb
Present participle for to go or come in or into
“The idea was to use armoured force to penetrate deep into the enemy rear in order to destroy its command and control systems.”
Verb
Present participle for understand or be understood
“So true was he to his own little light that many dismissed him as a crank and made little effort to penetrate his prose or make sense of his ideas.”
Verb
Present participle for be fully understood or realized by someone
“Mel echoed, letting the words slowly penetrate.”
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Present participle for to find or force a way into or through
“They had managed to penetrate Soviet defences.”
Verb
“Firewall is a software which blocks suspicious potentially dangerous connections to preventing viruses from network to penetrate into your system.”
Verb
Present participle for to diffuse through
“A cool breeze penetrated the mosquito netting.”
Verb
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