English adjective: penetrating
|1.||penetrating having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions|
|Samples||An acute observer of politics and politicians.|
Icy knifelike reasoning.
As sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang.
Frequent penetrative observations.
|Synonyms||acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrative, piercing, sharp|
|2.||penetrating tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing|
|Samples||A toxic penetrative spray applied to the surface.|
A cold penetrating wind.
A penetrating odor.