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The quality of being inventive; the faculty of inventing.
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  1. The quality of being inventive; the faculty of inventing.
The ability to confront and deal with reality by using the creative power of the mind; resourcefulness:
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  1. The ability to confront and deal with reality by using the creative power of the mind; resourcefulness:
  2. The ability to form mental images of things that are not present to the senses or not considered to be real:
  3. The formation of such images:
Creative ability; artistic or intellectual inventiveness
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  1. Creative ability; artistic or intellectual inventiveness
The act, way, or power of contriving
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  1. The act, way, or power of contriving
  2. A means, such as an elaborate plan or strategy, to accomplish a certain objective
  3. Something contrived, as an invention, mechanical device, or ingenious plan
  1. A machine that is complicated and precarious.
  2. A mechanical device; a gadget.
  3. A device or machine regarded as strange, incomprehensible, makeshift, etc.; contrivance or gadget
A reasoned purpose; an intent:
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  1. A reasoned purpose; an intent:
  2. The art or practice of designing or making designs:
  3. The purposeful or inventive arrangement of parts or details:
Creative ability; artistic or intellectual inventiveness
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  1. Creative ability; artistic or intellectual inventiveness
The condition of being ingenious.
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An ingenious device, stratagem, etc.
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  1. An ingenious device, stratagem, etc.
  2. An ingenious or imaginative contrivance.
  3. Inventive skill or imagination; cleverness.
The quality of being inventive; the faculty of inventing.
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  1. The quality of being inventive; the faculty of inventing.
The capacity to act or think independently.
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  1. The capacity to act or think independently.
  2. (Countable) Something original.
  3. The ability to be inventive or creative
(Informal) An idea, plan, etc. regarded as produced by a person's own mental labor
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  1. (Informal) An idea, plan, etc. regarded as produced by a person's own mental labor
  2. A creation, original idea, or innovation, usually used to indicate the originators
The act, way, or power of contriving
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  1. The act, way, or power of contriving
  2. Something contrived, as an invention, mechanical device, or ingenious plan
  3. A means, such as an elaborate plan or strategy, to accomplish a certain objective
A contrivance or invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.
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  1. A contrivance or invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.
  2. An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud. An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud.
  3. A design, often with a motto, on a coat of arms; heraldic emblem
A creating or being created
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  1. A creating or being created
  2. The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
  3. An original product of human invention or artistic imagination:
(Music) A coin issued especially by a questionable authority and not intended for use as currency.
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  1. (Music) A coin issued especially by a questionable authority and not intended for use as currency.
  2. (Psychol.) A more-or-less connected series of mental images, as in a daydream, usually involving some unfulfilled desire
  3. A work of fiction portraying highly characters or settings that have no counterparts in the real world
The category of literature, drama, film, or other creative work whose content is imagined and is not necessarily based on fact.
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  1. The category of literature, drama, film, or other creative work whose content is imagined and is not necessarily based on fact.
  2. Works in this category:
  3. Narrative, explanatory material, or belief that is not true or has been imagined or fabricated:
Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
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  1. Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
Such stories considered as a group:
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  1. Such stories considered as a group:
  2. A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
  3. A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society:
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