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In the ideal situation, one with a strong offensive line, capable pass catchers and an inventive head coach, he could end the 2021 campaign as one of the five best quarterbacks of the year.Ignore the losses: Matthew Stafford is a quarterback worth pursuing|Neil Greenberg|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Rather than use that perch to offer lovers of Shakespeare conventional fare in tights and ruffs, Griffin filled the 265-seat Elizabethan-style space with inventive interpretations of popular and lesser-known works.Folger Theatre’s Janet Griffin announces her retirement after decades of devotion to Shakespeare|Peter Marks|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
We teamed up with Land Rover Defender to highlight the country's most inventive adventures.Emily Harrington Explores Maine’s Coastal Crags|Outside Editors|December 15, 2020|Outside Online
The companies say their systems can sniff out many of the inventive ways students game tests, such as looking at wall-mounted notes, copying from other websites or listening to a friend say the answers out loud.Cheating-detection companies made millions during the pandemic. Now students are fighting back.|Drew Harwell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
We have to get inventive to put that measurement in place as we test things.
My father excelled in business above all by imagination and inventiveness.My Eulogy for My Father, Murray Frum|David Frum|May 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes Chinese inventiveness is just process innovation or casual repurposing of existing technologies.
There are signs everywhere of this spontaneous inventiveness that may finally make us the copycats.
Her brashness, inventiveness, and inexhaustible energy carried her the rest of the way.Elsa Maxwell, the Kingmaker|Mark Braude|November 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There is not enough inventiveness between tick and tock to transcend preexistent types.This Week’s Hot Reads: June 18, 2012|Jimmy So|June 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Those two remarkable Englishmen were alike in their daring inventiveness, and not unlike in face and person.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
If so, a considerable amount of inventiveness may have been required, besides a high order of constructiveness.Invention|Bradley A. Fiske
With a boy's lack of inventiveness we called him "Tiger" although anything less ferocious than he would be hard to find.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
This is a test of a certain type of inventiveness, namely linguistic invention.The Science of Human Nature|William Henry Pyle
He was full of inventiveness, and he may have adopted that course hoping, when the time came, to prove an alibi.The Sign of Silence|William Le Queux