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Penetrate

Pen´e`trate
v. t.1.To enter into; to make way into the interior of; to effect an entrance into; to pierce; as, light penetrates darkness.
[imp. & p. p. Penetrated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Penetrating.]
2.To affect profoundly through the senses or feelings; to touch with feeling; to make sensible; to move deeply; as, to penetrate one's heart with pity.
3.To pierce into by the mind; to arrive at the inner contents or meaning of, as of a mysterious or difficult subject; to comprehend; to understand.
Things which here were too subtile for us to penetrate.
- Ray.
v. i.1.To pass; to make way; to pierce. Also used figuratively.
Preparing to penetrate to the north and west.
- J. R. Green.
Born where Heaven's influence scarce can penetrate.
- Pope.
Verb1.penetrate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
Synonyms: perforate
2.penetrate - come to understand
Synonyms: fathom, bottom
3.penetrate - become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"
4.penetrate - enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members; "The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor"
Synonyms: infiltrate
5.penetrate - make one's way deeper into ar through; "The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest"
6.penetrate - insert the penis into the vagina or anus of; "Did the molester penetrate the child?"
7.penetrate - spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"
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