Only a few, however, present the rare combination of factors required for intelligent life to exist.
He said there should be room for the study of “intelligent design.”
Luckily, however, the intelligent commentary of two thoughtful and self-aware women can.
Lo and behold, some of them are even kind, intelligent, interesting, and fun to hang out with.
I did once meet his father, an intelligent and dedicated man who was clearly pouring his life into defending his son.
Ipswich had been organized in 1635 with some of the most intelligent and wealthy colonists.
Is this an intelligent group of men, these farmers and business men?
On whom one can rely for a hearing and for intelligent appreciation, Miss Selford.
It shows one appreciates the books and takes an intelligent interest.
Aye, so it has, agreed Mrs. Parry Wynn, intelligent an—an—lively.
c.1500, a back-formation from intelligence or else from Latin intelligentem (nominative intelligens), present participle of intelligere, earlier intellegere (see intelligence). Intelligent design, as a name for an alternative to atheistic cosmology and the theory of evolution, is from 1999. Related: Intelligently.