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  • verbpierce; get through physically
  • verbunderstand or be understood

synonyms for penetrated

  • crack
  • drill
  • enter
  • go through
  • infiltrate
  • invade
  • pass through
  • permeate
  • pervade
  • puncture
  • seep
  • access
  • bayonet
  • bore
  • charge
  • come
  • diffuse
  • drive
  • encroach
  • force
  • gore
  • impale
  • insert
  • insinuate
  • introduce
  • jab
  • knife
  • percolate
  • perforate
  • prick
  • probe
  • ream
  • saturate
  • spear
  • stab
  • suffuse
  • thrust
  • trespass
  • barge in
  • blow in
  • break in
  • breeze in
  • bust in
  • eat through
  • filter in
  • get in
  • ingress
  • make a hole
  • make an entrance
  • pop in
  • run into
  • sink into
  • stick into
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antonyms for penetrated

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  • surrender
  • yield
  • retreat
  • exit
  • misconstrue
  • misinterpret
  • misunderstand
  • take out
  • withdraw
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How to use penetrated in a sentence

Before his rencontre with Ripperda at the Cardinal's, he had penetrated all the secrets of the Altheim apartments.
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The machine penetrated everywhere, thrusting aside with its gigantic arm the feeble efforts of handicraft.
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Tony, less self-centred, less rigidly contained, had penetrated her by an understanding sympathy greater than his own.
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He had seen through her as if she had been made of glass; he had penetrated her artifices and detected her falsehoods.
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The intense heat penetrated the leather palms of his black gauntlets.
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Madame Roland instantly penetrated his character, and he was repulsed from her presence by the most contemptuous neglect.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
A glimpse of daylight penetrated through a crevice in the rock, and on fine nights one could see the stars.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
Thus, on the free wing of imagination, she penetrated all scenes of beauty, and spread them out in vivid reality before her eye.
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The raw morning air had penetrated the house, too old-fashioned to have a furnace, but wooden walls are quickly heated.
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He converted the Sclavonians, and penetrated far into Pomerania as a Christian missionary.
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