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English definition of “penetrating”

penetrating

adjective (SHARP)   /ˈpen·ɪˌtreɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
very loud : I heard a penetrating scream . Someone with penetrating eyes or a penetrating gaze seems able to understand or know you just by looking at you.
(Definition of penetrating adjective (SHARP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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