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Pride and Prejudice
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  • They attacked him in various ways—with barefaced questions, ingenious suppositions, and distant surmises; but he eluded the skill of them all, and they were at last obliged to accept the second-hand intelligence of their neighbour, Lady Lucas.
  • But on returning to the drawing-room, when her letter was finished, she saw, to her infinite surprise, there was reason to fear that her mother had been too ingenious for her.

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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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