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penetrating

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of penetrating

  1. causing intense discomfort to one's skin <an icy, penetrating rain that made you feel really miserable> Synonyms biting, bitter, keen, cutting, piercing, raw, sharp, shrewd, smarting, stingingRelated Words brisk, invigorating, nippy, snappy; needlelike, prickly, tingling; caustic, corrosiveNear Antonyms balmy, gentle, mild, soothing



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