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Here the fragments lay together, a mass of beams penetrable by the waves, but still breaking their force.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
This was the first time he had smarted in his penetrable part—the skin—and it made him very spiteful.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
The niche set apart for them to inhabit in our secret hearts is not penetrable by the lights and noises of common day.
TOLSTOY ON SHAKESPEARELEO TOLSTOY
The night filled with so much driving snow had become a kind of white gloom, less penetrable than the darkness.
THE HOSTS OF THE AIRJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
The skin is, in some parts, so thick and hard as scarcely to be penetrable by the sharpest sabre, or even by a musket-ball.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
With the Scoliae we come once again to a soft prey, with a skin penetrable by the sting no matter where it be attacked.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
The thoughtless objection about the only penetrable points is, I hope, swept aside forever.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
It is precisely through this that there seems hope, from the very beginning, of his proving to be made of "penetrable stuff."
CHARLES DICKENS AS A READERCHARLES KENT
Also, the structure of the roasted bean renders it more readily penetrable by solvents than does that of the green bean.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
The water about us turned a blue that none there had ever seen, so turquoise, so cerulean, so penetrable by the eye!
1492MARY JOHNSTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PENETRABLE

  • apt
  • assailable
  • attackable
  • beatable
  • conquerable
  • disposed
  • exposed
  • given
  • in danger
  • inclined
  • open
  • penetrable
  • prone
  • sensitive
  • subject
  • susceptible
  • tending
  • verisimilar
  • vincible
  • vulnerable
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