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noun as in act of entering

noun as in mental acuteness

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I joined TechVets and it gave me my first insight into the tools and techniques of penetration testing.

Their spacing wouldn’t be ideal, but that amount of dribble penetration and vision might still be a useful option in certain situations.

The company is also hoping to continue its penetration of the industrial vehicle market — another area where Xin says the Lunewave is beginning to see real traction.

Taobao grew rapidly as Internet penetration in China increased and the nation’s middle class grew.

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Beyond its home market, China aims to become a global automotive superpower and considers wider penetration of its own EVs as essential to that objective longer term.

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But at midnight the deepest penetration on Omaha was barely more than a mile.

Offense III.b: Sexual Misconduct that includes one or more of the following: penetration, violent physical force, or injury.

The scenes of penetration are obscured with masking or blurring.

But does penetration on camera translate to a realistic portrait of sex and sex addiction?

By 2026, a chart he included noted, we could have “100% autonomous penetration, utopian society.”

He united the virtues of private life to great intelligence, deep penetration, and an elegant taste.

David's penetration crushed him, and, to avoid his glances, he looked downward.

She took him confidentially apart and explained to him that she had been in a condition of “penetration” for about three hours.

The subject of the present consideration is mixture to the point of total penetration of the different bodies.

That some solids do not penetrate other bodies, is due to their possession of qualities incompatible with that of penetration.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to penetration, such as: infiltration, seepage, diffusion, entrance, ingress, and insertion.

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