Penetrating meaning

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Able or seeming to penetrate.

The penetrating odor of garlic soon filled the entire apartment.

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Keenly perceptive or understanding; acute.

The lecture provided penetrating insight into foreign affairs.

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That can penetrate.

A penetrating oil.

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Sharp; piercing.

A penetrating sound or smell.

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Keen or acute; discerning.

A penetrating mind.

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The skunk produces a penetrating odor.

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His novel shows a penetrating insight into the criminal mind.

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Present participle of penetrate.
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