inventive

[in-ven-tiv]
adjective
1.
apt at inventing, devising, or contriving.
2.
apt at creating with the imagination.
3.
having the function of inventing.
4.
pertaining to, involving, or showing invention.

Origin:
1400–50; invent + -ive; replacing late Middle English inventif < Middle French

inventively, adverb
inventiveness, noun
preinventive, adjective
uninventive, adjective
uninventively, adverb
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inventive (ɪnˈvɛntɪv)
 
adj
1.  skilled or quick at contriving; ingenious; resourceful
2.  characterized by inventive skill: an inventive programme of work
3.  of or relating to invention
 
in'ventively
 
adv
 
in'ventiveness
 
n

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Example sentences
Artists' books exemplify the creative and inventive abilities of their makers.
Here's an inventive way to grow squashes and melons in a small space.
It comes up with wonderfully inventive product designs which may or may not
  ever see production.
As those in power become more inventive in their clampdowns, so do their
  opponents.
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