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English definition of “penetrating”


adjective (UNDERSTANDING)    /ˈpen.ɪ.treɪ.tɪŋ/ US  /-t̬ɪŋ/
describes a way of looking at someone in which you seem to know what they are thinking Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive a penetrating mind a mind that understands things quickly and wellIntelligencePerceptive
(Definition of penetrating adjective (UNDERSTANDING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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