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ingenuity
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Babbitt
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  • He admired the ingenuity of the automatic dial, clicking off gallon by gallon; admired the smartness of the sign: "A fill in time saves getting stuck—gas to-day 31 cents"; admired the rhythmic gurgle of the gasoline as it flowed into the tank, and the mechanical regularity with which Moon turned the handle.

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  • He exercised great ingenuity in making excuses for missing class.
  • It will take more than ingenuity to clean this up. We’re going to have to admit our mistake.

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