from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Tending to penetrate; penetrant.
- adj. Displaying keen insight; acute.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or involving penetration
- adj. Having the ability to penetrate
- adj. Displaying insight or discrimination; acute
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Tending to penetrate; of a penetrating quality; piercing.
- adj. Having the power to affect or impress the mind or heart; impressive.
- adj. Acute; discerning; sagacious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Penetrating; piercing; keen; subtle; permeating.
- Acute; discerning; sagacious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing
- adj. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
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It is a genuine biography with that special accent due to the biographer's personality and his power of what I may call penetrative synthesis.
The insistence on seeing HIV transmission as villainy obscures the most stubborn fact about the epidemic - far from being the realm of malevolent or sociopathic people, HIV is transmitted through behaviors that are otherwise completely natural and normal, such as penetrative intercourse - or behaviors that may often be hard to control rather than
Since girls are not necessarily going to have "penetrative" sex with boys and men and boys / men are almost certainly going to be having "penetrative" sex with somebody, why not treat only boys and men for this?
Before the Hite Report, sexologists such as Freud and Kinsey propounded the view that "proper vaginal orgasms" could only come about with penetrative sex.
To provide efficiency during maintenance, the concrete was exposed, finished with a penetrative sealer for concretes.
In Rooney's absence Nani was United's most penetrative player, his confidence epitomised by the way he waltzed through Stoke's defence to slide a left-foot shot past Begovic for the opening goal.
That would depend, of course, on how a particular statute defines “sodomy,” but since Article 125 makes very specific reference to “penetration,” it would appear that non-penetrative sexual activities, such as frottage and mutual masturbation, are technically excluded.
Throbert McGee says: it would appear that non-penetrative sexual activities, such as frottage and mutual masturbation, are technically excluded.
It's a violent, penetrative act, that scars what it observes.
As a form of non-penetrative sex, it can be done for its own enjoyment or as foreplay before other activities, such as oral sex.