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ingenious

in·gen·ious

ingenious

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn jin ys
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having or showing cleverness or creativity, esp. in designing or in solving problems.
The solution was brought about by the work of an ingenious scientist.
synonyms:
artful, clever
similar words:
brilliant, crafty, cunning, inventive, original, resourceful, shrewd, skillful, smart
definition 2: novel or creative in design or execution.
It was an ingenious strategy that was enormously successful.This ingenious invention revolutionized the industry.
synonyms:
clever, creative, cunning
similar words:
artful, brilliant, imaginative, masterly, neat, novel, original, skillful
derivations: ingeniously (adv.), ingeniousness (n.)
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