Thesaurus / penetrate

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They availed themselves of a very hard winter to penetrate into the land over the frozen water.

No face looked out from it; it was also impossible to penetrate into it.

ArundelEdward Frederic Benson

Emerson looked at life in order to penetrate it; Hawthorne, in order to comprehend it, and assimilate it to his own nature.

Since the air molecules are continually striking the surface of the liquid, many of them penetrate it and become absorbed.

PhysicsWillis Eugene Tower

I shall do my best to entertain two callers charitable enough to penetrate a sere and yellow bachelor's quarters.

A Top-Floor IdylGeorge van Schaick

Only one shot was fired, but it failed to penetrate the armor.

We viewed the southern termination of this range; but they extend to the north further than the eye can penetrate.

On examination it was found that the rains did not penetrate to a depth of more than four inches.

His eyes, sharp as they were, could not penetrate the gloom of the brush clump, and the glittering metal had now disappeared.

Further to ascertain the intentions of Quibian, he undertook to penetrate to his head-quarters.

Notable VoyagersW.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith

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