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    penetrate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word penetrate

    Definition
    (verb) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
    Synonyms : perforate
    Example Sentence
    • The bullet penetrated her chest
    Definition
    (verb) come to understand
    Synonyms : bottom , fathom
    Definition
    (verb) become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
    Example Sentence
    • It dawned on him that she had betrayed him
    • she was penetrated with sorrow
    Definition
    (verb) enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members
    Synonyms : infiltrate
    Example Sentence
    • The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor
    Definition
    (verb) make one's way deeper into or through
    Example Sentence
    • The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest
    Definition
    (verb) insert the penis into the vagina or anus of
    Example Sentence
    • Did the molester penetrate the child?
    Definition
    (verb) spread or diffuse through
    Example Sentence
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for penetrate

penetrate: pen + enter (sound like) . means enter in something...

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