Example sentences for: ingenious

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

  • Playful, ingenious revisions of orthodox history based on complex, covert affiliations and strange secret weapons are the master's trademark.

  • Gripping storytelling and an ingenious use of men in feathers are the most praised elements of the production.

  • Critics praise his skill at depicting famous historical figures (philosopher John Locke, architect Christopher Wren) and call his Rashomon -style narrative "baroque and ingenious" (Andrew Miller, the New York Times Book Review ).

  • In 99 percent of his songs, Jerome Kern's music was written before the words, and he was notorious for declining to accommodate his lyricists--no extra notes so that an ingenious word might be made to fit, and certainly no concessions to literal meaning in his melody or harmony.

  • A few years ago, economics professors J. Bradford De Long and Kevin Lang devised an ingenious way to determine just how many published economic hypotheses are actually true.

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