This penetrating style of portraiture works on the subtlest of emotional responses as well.
And I have found peace in this land of sun, sand, conflict, religion, history, and penetrating eyes.
Her sensuous, penetrating paintings present an allegorical realm, where beauty is eternal and dreams come true.
They looked like they'd been separated at birth: the same build, the same part in their hair, the same penetrating eyes.
With his broad, regal forehead, penetrating eyes, and startlingly black toupee, Atabay is an intimidating figure.
However, the words were penetrating the hitherto ignorant or obdurate heart, and preparing it to attend to further instruction.
You will invent some excuse—illness, or what you like—to keep them from penetrating here.
The exhibition of the evidence showed how penetrating, how sagacious, as well as how industrious, malice can be.
The electricity in the air was penetrating her and working on her.
Cows pastured there, penetrating through the leafy passages from one opening to another, and browsing among the bushes.
"touching the feelings intensely," 1630s, figurative present participle adjective from penetrate (v.).
1520s, from Latin penetratus, past participle of penetrare "to put or get into, enter into," related to penitus "within, inmost," penus "innermost part of a temple, store of food," penates "household gods." Related: Penetrated; penetrating.