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As mentioned, Far UV is far less penetrating and safe for direct exposure of room occupants.

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Now, Fermi was doing something similar, but with a more penetrating probe.

His brown eyes were penetrating yet peaceful, and he immediately disarmed my nervousness with his gentleness.

And I have found peace in this land of sun, sand, conflict, religion, history, and penetrating eyes.

His penetrating gaze and rich voice made you believe him; whatever it was he was selling, you bought it.

This penetrating style of portraiture works on the subtlest of emotional responses as well.

It also illustrates the perils of penetrating al Qaeda networks in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Calm under fire, he possessed a sure and penetrating coup d'œil; he had great experience in war.

He had a loose hairy benignant face with a humorous but penetrating eye and the usual domelike brow.

It was shrill, it was penetrating, it rose and fell with a sort of ripping, tearing slash.

Now and then - 63 -he turns his head slowly as he leads, and rests these keen, penetrating orbs on the sea of dancers below him.

Some were for trying a new line of road, and for penetrating into Guzerat through Rajpootana.


On this page you'll find 122 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to penetrating, such as: biting, piercing, trenchant, carrying, clear-cut, and crisp.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.