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inventive (adj.)

early 15c., "skilled in invention," from Old French inventif (15c.), from Latin invent-, past-participle stem of invenire "devise, discover, find" (see invention). Related: Inventively; inventiveness.

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Definitions of inventive from WordNet

inventive (adj.)
(used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action; "the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford;
inventive ceramics
had an inventive turn of mind
Synonyms: imaginative
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