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ingenuity
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
the ability to solve problems in smart creative ways
  • His mathematics and physical chemistry were now as sound as Terry's, his indifference to publicity and to flowery hangings as great, his industry as fanatical, his ingenuity in devising new apparatus at least comparable, and his imagination far more swift.
    Chapter 40 (70% in)
  • When he took up diffusion problems, he began to develop his own apparatus, and whether it was from inborn ingenuity or merely from a fury of labor, he was so competent that he won from Terry the almost overwhelming praise: "Why, that's not so darn' bad, Slim!"
    Chapter 36 (87% in)

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