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penetration

pen·e·tra·tion

penetration

 
pronunciation:
pe n treI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act, process, or power of penetrating.
definition 2: the act or process of piercing the defenses or discovering the secrets of an opponent, or the degree of success in so doing.
definition 3: mental sharpness or perceptiveness.
similar words:
perspicacity