Synonyms for Penetrating:
acute, incisive, quick, keen, penetrative, perceptive, discriminating.
creaky, scraping, grating, harsh, cutting, whining, acute, high-pitched, shrieking, scratching, whistling, squeaky, raucous, piercing, squealing, reedy, Caterwauling, rasping, strident, screeching, ear-piercing, treble, shrill, hoarse, screaming, jarring, jangling.
•stinging, harsh (adjective)
cutting, sharp, Puncturing, Infiltrating, permeating, shrill, pointed, trenchant, piercing.
n.able, bright, wise, brilliant, quick, smart, academic. conversant, knowledgeable, familiar with something, clued up, au fait, omniscient, intelligent, awake to something, informed, aware. appealing, brittle, croaky, adenoidal, careful, disembodied, trenchant, sensitive, dead, probing, flat, breathy, fruity. far-flung, scattered, all over the place, widespread, countrywide, ubiquitous, nationwide, worldwide, generalized, diffuse. •penetrating (noun)
acute, knifelike, sharp, piercing, discriminating, penetrative, keen, perceptive, incisive.
permeating, Glutting, Imbuing, soaking, Infusing, Impregnating, filling, Suffusing, pervading, Saturating, instilling, seething.
Embedding, Injecting, Introducing, Insinuating, intruding, Inserting, Infiltrating, Interposing, Implanting, lodging.
pointing, sticking, poking, Punching, needling, Gouging, Spearing, Lancing, Puncturing, Skewering, Spiking, Perforating, boring, drilling.
intelligent, probing. brilliant. trenchant. sensitive. •Other relevant words:
bright, aware, perceptive, informed, knowledgeable, wise, quick, probing, knifelike, intelligent, discriminating, widespread, pointed, trenchant, incisive, penetrative, keen, ubiquitous, smart, careful, brilliant, sharp, sensitive.