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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpenetrativepen‧e‧tra‧tive /ˈpenətrətɪv $ -treɪtɪv/ adjective  1 penetrative sex2 ENTERable to get into or through something easily penetrative missiles3 UNDERSTANDshowing an ability to understand things quickly and completely penetrative observations
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penetrativeThis is because thick lithosphere will tend to be more resistant to the effects of heat conduction and penetrative magmatism.Andy Saville, a bargain £150,000 buy from Hartlepool last season, was the player to prosper from Peschisllibo's penetrative play.The gunpowder weapons may have a lower range but their extra penetrative power makes them especially useful against heavily armoured foes.a penetrative thinker
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