Origin of penetrative
OTHER WORDS FROM penetrativepen·e·tra·tive·ly, adverbpen·e·tra·tive·ness, pen·e·tra·tiv·i·ty [pen-i-truh-tiv-i-tee], /ˌpɛn ɪ trəˈtɪv ɪ ti/, nounun·pen·e·tra·tive, adjectiveun·pen·e·tra·tive·ly, adverb
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How to use penetrative in a sentence
He has a voice not dissimilar in timbre and penetrative ability to the incredibly annoying comedian Stephen Merchant.
He saw the royal glance, cold and penetrative, before which all bowed and heads were bared.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
Gozzi was gifted with a penetrative and observant mind, strong sense of humour, and a power of brilliant description.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
After a series of penetrative flashes, flattering to her intelligence the more startling they were, reflection was exhausted.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith