SYNONYMS FOR penetrating
ANTONYMS FOR penetrating
Definition for penetrating (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), pen·e·trat·ed, pen·e·trat·ing.
verb (used without object), pen·e·trat·ed, pen·e·trat·ing.
Origin of penetrate
Related formspen·e·tra·tor, nounpre·pen·e·trate, verb (used with object), pre·pen·e·trat·ed, pre·pen·e·trat·ing.un·pen·e·trat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for penetrating
His brown eyes were penetrating yet peaceful, and he immediately disarmed my nervousness with his gentleness.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And I have found peace in this land of sun, sand, conflict, religion, history, and penetrating eyes.
His penetrating gaze and rich voice made you believe him; whatever it was he was selling, you bought it.
This penetrating style of portraiture works on the subtlest of emotional responses as well.Into the Woods With Virginia Woolf: Emily Perkins and ‘The Forrests’|Lucy Scholes|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It also illustrates the perils of penetrating al Qaeda networks in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
These bands are wound around the legs above the ankles, thus preventing snow and wind from penetrating.The Land of the Long Night|Paul du Chaillu
His style is penetrating and thrilling; his language often rises to the dignity of a poetic eloquence.Modern Leaders: Being a Series of Biographical Sketches|Justin McCarthy
Ann Veronica looked at the mildly pensive gray eyes and the comfortable, rather refined face with a penetrating curiosity.Ann Veronica|H. G. Wells
A number of fragments of bone (one lodged in the wall of, but not penetrating, the lateral sinus) and pulped brain were removed.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
It was a whistle, and it had such a penetrating quality that Will, at first, thought it was a bird.The Great Sioux Trail|Joseph Altsheler