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ingenuity
used in Great Expectations

2 uses
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Definition
the ability to solve problems in smart creative ways
  • I saw in this that I, too, was tormented by a perversion of ingenuity, even while the prize was reserved for me.
    Chapter 38 (25% in)
  • I was modestly wondering whether my utmost ingenuity would have enabled me to say anything that would have amused him half as much as this imaginary pleasantry, when I was startled by a sudden click in the wall on one side of the chimney, and the ghostly tumbling open of a little wooden flap with "JOHN" upon it.
    Chapter 37 (17% in)

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