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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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Dictionary Results for inventive:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
inventive
    adj 1: (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and
           creativity in thought or action; "an imaginative use of
           material"; "the invention of the knitting frame by
           another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford; "an
           ingenious device"; "had an inventive turn of mind";
           "inventive ceramics" [syn: imaginative, inventive]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Inventive \In*vent"ive\, a. [Cf. F. inventif.]
   Able and apt to invent; quick at contrivance; ready at
   expedients; as, an inventive head or genius. --Dryden. --
   In*vent"ive*ly, adv. -- In*vent"ive*ness, n.
   [1913 Webster]

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