Definitions of penetrative
  1. adjective
    having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    “frequent penetrative observations”
    synonyms: acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, piercing, sharp
    having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment
  2. adjective
    tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing
    “a toxic penetrative spray applied to the surface”
    synonyms: penetrating
    having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing
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