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ingenious
used in Pride and Prejudice

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showing cleverness and originality
  • 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.
    Chapter 3 (3% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 55 (36% in)

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