Translation of penetrating in Spanish:

penetrating

Pronunciation: /ˈpenətreɪtɪŋ/

adj

  • 1.1 [voice/sound/gaze] penetrante; [rain] que cala penetrating oil aceite (masculine) lubricante
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    • Nor is it contended that it results from rising damp or penetrating damp.
    • He has a low, soulful voice with penetrating anger and smarts.
    • I rushed into the living room to see poor Graham getting well and truly damp in a fine, penetrating rain.
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    • Tim sat upright at the penetrating noise and flipped in his hammock.
    • In an instant, he is there once more, with his familiar, intense, penetrating, braying sound.
    • Its penetrating tone could carry far and rise above the fracas.
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    • Her penetrating eyes moved to the two siblings, who apparently caught some hidden meaning that Evelyn didn't at watching the elder's haunting gaze.
    • They tend to feel warm, have somewhat oily skin, penetrating eyes, and sharp features.
    • He was immediately distinguished by his diminutive figure, extremely long white beard, and dark, penetrating eyes.
    1.2 (cogent) [insight/analysis] penetrante, agudo, perspicaz
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    • It is not a pedagogical treatise, it is the reflections of an artist upon art in aphorisms of penetrating insight, ready wit, and profound wisdom.
    • Instead, he is most often regarded as a man of penetrating insight.
    • Note the dramatic narrative and implicit autobiography that emerge from this penetrating insight.

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