- intelligent; showing genius.
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How to use ingenious in a sentence
There’s nothing more to say because it’s such a simple, ingenious little item.
Clams and mussels are foraged in many ways, and some are truly ingenious.14 wild edibles you can pull right out of the ocean|By Bob McNally/Field & Stream|October 19, 2020|Popular-Science
Enter the station plot, an ingenious way to print lots of information in a tiny space.
As shoppers shifted to virtual shopping carts, companies deployed ingenious machine-learning and audience-segmentation solutions — honed across months of testing — to guide their brand partners through unprecedented challenges.Vox Media, Productsup and Zephr join this year’s Digiday Technology Awards nominees|Digiday Awards|October 6, 2020|Digiday
In addition to Mitchell’s anticipated growth into the All-Star he became this season, Utah had an imposing defense, long-range shooters and ingenious coaching.Can Donovan Mitchell Reach His Potential In The Bubble?|Michael Pina|August 3, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Ross has ingeniously located much of modern physics in the Bible, including the laws of thermodynamics and the Big Bang.Evangelicals Still Don’t Know What to Do With the Big Bang|Karl W. Giberson|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ACA was ingeniously designed to deliver benefits to Democratic constituencies and impose costs on Republican ones.The Obamacare Ripoff: More Money for Less Insurance|David Frum|October 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The explosive material was ingeniously placed in printer ink cartridges where the ink powder normally goes.Meet the Terrorist Who Most Terrifies America’s Terrorist Hunters|Daniel Klaidman|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This is salesmanship, and of the most ingeniously manipulative kind.
He ingeniously accomplished his herculean task with the help of a small staff of men who shared his commitment to the cause.
Of variety of perilous adventures and peril, ingeniously surmounted, there is no lack.Blown to Bits|Robert Michael Ballantyne
Adolphe, you have arrived unfortunately at that season so ingeniously called the Indian Summer of Marriage.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete|Honore de Balzac
On close inspection it proved to be a pin so prettily and ingeniously made that anybody might be pleased to wear it.The Story of the Big Front Door|Mary Finley Leonard
Their arms, and sometimes the lower parts of the body and legs, are ingeniously tattooed.
"You lie very ingeniously, Herr Twenty-eight," she said with a smile.The Secret Witness|George Gibbs