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ingenuity
Definition:
Power of contriving; dexterity; skill.

Synonyms:

noun
cleverness
ability, adroitness, astuteness, brightness, brilliance, creativity, cunning, dexterity, flair, genius, gumption, intelligence, inventiveness, resourcefulness, shrewdness, skill, smartness, talent, wisdom, wit, Brains.
cunning
art, artfulness, astuteness, cleverness, craftiness, cunning, deftness, deviousness, facility, finesse, foxiness, guile, ingeniousness, mastery, quickness, sharpness, shrewdness, skill, slickness, slipperiness, sly, smoothness, subtlety, trickiness, wariness, wiliness, wit, Canniness, snakiness.
imagination
ideality, imaginativeness, perceptibility, unreality, visualization, wittiness, Idealities, visualizations, creative thought, mental agility, unrealities.
ingenuity
cleverness, ingeniousness, inventiveness.
intelligence
head, mind.
inventiveness
ability, imagination, originality, resourcefulness.
originality
modernity, unconventionality, unorthodoxy, non-conformity, creative spirit, modernities, new idea, unorthodoxies.
resource
quick-wittedness, quickwittedness.
skill
artifice, one's thing.
Examples of usage:
  1. But Gregorios was not destined to stand in need of so much ingenuity. – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  2. " He would have also," said Rowland, laughing, " to be a fellow of remarkable ingenuity!" – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  3. Yet notwithstanding the perfection of the apparatus, notwithstanding the ingenuity of the savants who were to use them, the success of the operation was anything but assured. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  4. But Mr. Povey was obstinate, and he had resources of ingenuity which Mr. Chawner little suspected. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  5. Much anxiety was shown by the friends of Mr. Jefferson, and much ingenuity used to discover the line of conduct which would be pursued by them. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis

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