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penetrating

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penetrating/ˈpɛnəˌtreɪtɪŋ/adjective
penetrating
/ˈpɛnəˌtreɪtɪŋ/
adjective
Learner's definition of PENETRATING  
[more penetrating; most penetrating]
: able to understand something clearly and fully
   b : helping people to understand something clearly and fully
: spreading out deeply or widely
of sounds : loud and clear and sometimes unpleasant
◊ People who have penetrating eyes or a penetrating gaze/stare/look make you feel uncomfortable by looking at you in a way that makes you feel that they know what you are thinking.

— penetratingly

adverb
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