Meaning of PENETRATION in English

PENETRATION

n. 1 piercing, perforation, puncturing, incision, puncture, penetrating; inroad, entry, entrance Penetration of the skull required great effort on the part of the surgeon Tentatively we attempted the penetration of the jungle. 2 insight, keenness, perception, percipience, intelligence, perspicacity, perspicuity, perspicaciousness, perceptiveness, acuteness, incisiveness, sensitivity, sentience, understanding, acuteness, discernment, discrimination, cleverness, shrewdness, wit, quick-wittedness We all admired the penetration that was shown by the examiner in the questions she asked

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