Example sentences for: ingenious

How can you use “ingenious” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Curtis is ingenious in his slapstick farce and spoof mode, less assured when the emotional ante is upped.

  • She offers ingenious paraphrases and elaborations, but she imposes a false order on a genially chaotic world.

  • This is low-tech inventiveness at its best" (Desson Howe, the Washington Post ). BWP is "the new face of movie horror" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone ), and it ends with "as heart-stopping a climax as any the genre has seen in years" (Jay Carr, the Boston Globe ). The Los Angeles Times ' Kevin Thomas demurs, knocking it as "a clever, entertaining stunt, no more, no less," but Joe Morgenstern (the Wall Street Journal ) advises, "Don't see this ingenious first feature if you believe in ghosts."

  • This was the latest chapter in a seven week assault on Iraq's air defenses that has earned scant media coverage and no outcries in Congress or at the United Nations, thanks to an ingenious U.S. public relations strategy of spontaneity, self-defense, and silence.

  • You can take a ferryboat through the harbor, past the ingenious Plover Cove reservoir, a water catchment area appropriated by damming and draining a broad inlet from the sea.


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