penetrating

Definitions of penetrating
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adj tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing

“a cold penetrating wind”
“a penetrating odor”
Synonyms:
penetrative
sharp
having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing

adj having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

penetrating insight”
Synonyms:
acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrative, piercing, sharp
perceptive
having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment

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