Word:

Penetrating

Pen´e`tra`ting
a.1.Having the power of entering, piercing, or pervading; sharp; subtile; penetrative; as, a penetrating odor.
2.Acute; discerning; sagacious; quick to discover; as, a penetrating mind.
Adj.1.penetrating - having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
2.penetrating - tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing; "a toxic penetrative spray applied to the surface"; "a cold penetrating wind"; "a penetrating odor"
Synonyms: penetrative
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