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Spell check of ingenuity

Correct spelling:

Power of contriving; dexterity; skill.

cunning (noun)
deviousness, guile, finesse, quickness, wariness, deftness, snakiness, foxiness, trickiness, art, slipperiness, cleverness, cunning, skill, smoothness, mastery, astuteness, wiliness, facility, artfulness, craftiness, subtlety, canniness, wit, sharpness, sly, ingeniousness, shrewdness, slickness.
Other synonyms:
intuition, clarity, adroitness, discretion, inventiveness, ability, readiness, intelligence, manners, originality, creativity, resourcefulness, dexterity, reason, courtesy, judgment, innovativeness, brilliance, creativeness, vision, imaginativeness, intellect, ingeniousness, brightness, wisdom, invention, make, ability, originality, address, cleverness, common sense, smartness, imagination, politeness, tact.
Common misspellings:
  1. inginuity (58%)
  2. enginuity (28%)
  3. engenuity (5%)
  4. ingeniuty (5%)
  5. ingenounity (5%)
Examples of usage:
  1. considered it with extraordinary ingenuity from that time on, and the ingenuity, greater even than any I had yet had occasion to admire in him, made the whole next stage of his career rich in curiosity and suspense.
    - Limbert - "Embarrassments", Henry James.
  2. As well as the Apaches and the Comanches, the are always on horseback; they are much taller and possess more bodily strength than either of these two nations, whom they also surpass in ingenuity.
    - Limbert - "Embarrassments", Henry James. Wakoes - "Monsieur Violet", Frederick Marryat.
  3. The pearl- shell fish- hook is another article long in use, and in the manufacture of which the show some ingenuity.
    - Limbert - "Embarrassments", Henry James. Wakoes - "Monsieur Violet", Frederick Marryat. Samoans - "Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before", George Turner.
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