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Ingenious or Ingenuous (used indiscriminately), of things, == artful, of curious structure: “my ingenuous instrument,” Cymb. IV, 2, 186 (M. Edd. ingenious). Of persons, == witty, inventive: “that an eel is ingenious,” LLL I, 2, 29 (Q2 Ff ingenuous). “the meaning, pretty ingenious?” III, 59 (Q2 ingenuous). “if their sons be ingenuous, they shall want no instruction,” IV, 2, 80 (Q1 ingenous; F1. 2 ingennous; Q2 F3. 4 ingenuous). “bold, quick, ingenious, forward, capable,” R3 III, 1, 155. “send out for torturers ingenious,” Cymb. V, 5, 215.
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