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pe nuh trayt

  • v  pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
    The bullet penetrated her chest
  • v  come to understand
  • v  become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
    she was penetrated with sorrow
  • v  enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members
  • v  make one's way deeper into or through
    The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest
  • v  insert the penis into the vagina or anus of
    Did the molester penetrate the child?
  • v  spread or diffuse through
    music penetrated the entire building

  • What one found disconcerting, though, "was Speransky's cold, mirror-like gaze, which let no one penetrate to his soul and a too great contempt for people.
  • Negative water clusters get inside the cells and penetrate deep beneath the surface.
  • Last December, as a result of an FBI probe dubbed "Operation Pendorf' (for penetrate Dorfman), he and Teamsters President Roy Williams were convicted of conspiring to bribe .
News & Articles

  • Soccer-Ibrahimovic double helps Sweden stumble to win over Faroes
    By Philip O'Connor STOCKHOLM, June 11 (Reuters) - Two goals from captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic helped stuttering Sweden to an unconvincing 2-0 win over the Faroe Islands in their Group C World Cup qualifier in Stockholm on Tuesday. Sweden had no shortage of possession but struggled to penetrate the massed ranks of the Faroese defence, with the home side taking over 20 minutes to register an effort ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
  • Medical examiner declares double homicide in Wolfforth shootings
    The medical examiner has ruled both cases as homicides. Autopsy results show that Del Toro was shot once in the chest and once in the back. Garcia was also shot twice: he received one fatal shot to the chest and one superficial wound that did not penetrate the core.
    June 11, 2013 - KCBD-TV Lubbock
  • Medical examiner declares double homicide in Wolfforth
    The medical examiner has ruled both cases as homicides. Autopsy results show that Del Toro was shot once in the chest and once in the back. Taylor was also shot twice: he received one fatal shot to the chest and one superficial wound that did not penetrate the core.
    June 11, 2013 - KCBD-TV Lubbock
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Reuters
    What isn't widely known is that during the general election hackers managed to penetrate our computer systems,said Obama. "Between August and October, hackers gained access to emails and a range of campaign files, from policy position...
  • Alan Greenspan in ABC News
    My own suspicion is that we're going to penetrate the 10 percent barrier and stay there for a while before we start down,Greenspan said.
  • Al Sharpton in Forbes
    What we need is federal intervention to protect people from Southern injustice,Sharpton told the AP. "Our fathers in the 1960's had to penetrate the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, we have to do the same thing."

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