ingenious person

ingenious person
изобретательный человек, искусный человек

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  • ingenuous — ingenious, ingenuous These two words are distantly related and both have undergone a major shift in meaning. Ingenious came into English via French from a Latin source derived from ingenium ‘cleverness’; it originally meant ‘intellectual,… …   Modern English usage

  • clev´er|ness — clev|er «KLEHV uhr», adjective. 1. having a quick mind; bright; intelligent: »She is the cleverest person in our family. 2. skillful in doing some particular thing: »He is a very clever carpenter. SYNONYM(S): dexterous, deft, adroit. 3. showing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • clev´er|ly — clev|er «KLEHV uhr», adjective. 1. having a quick mind; bright; intelligent: »She is the cleverest person in our family. 2. skillful in doing some particular thing: »He is a very clever carpenter. SYNONYM(S): dexterous, deft, adroit. 3. showing… …   Useful english dictionary

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