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ingenious
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Great Expectations
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  • It was protected from the weather by an ingenious little tarpaulin contrivance in the nature of an umbrella.
  • Then, he conducted me to a bower about a dozen yards off, but which was approached by such ingenious twists of path that it took quite a long time to get at; and in this retreat our glasses were already set forth.
  • By dint of this ingenious scheme, his gloves were got on to perfection.
  • I was not long in discovering that she was a frequent visitor at the Castle; for, on our going in, and my complimenting Wemmick on his ingenious contrivance for announcing himself to the Aged, he begged me to give my attention for a moment to the other side of the chimney, and disappeared.

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  • It was an ingenious solution to the problem—as reliable as it was easy.
  • The first person to put wheels on a suitcase had an ingenious idea.

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