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penetrating

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Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
penetrating

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  1. able to pierce or penetrate
    The skunk produces a penetrating odor.
  2. demonstrating acute or keen understanding
    His novel shows a penetrating insight into the criminal mind.

Translations

Verb

penetrating

  1. Present participle of penetrate.

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