penetrating
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈpɛnɪtɹeɪtɪŋ/
Adjective

penetrating

  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
  1. present participle of penetrate#English|penetrate



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