resourceful

[ri-sawrs-fuhl, -sohrs-, -zawrs-, -zohrs-]
adjective
able to deal skillfully and promptly with new situations, difficulties, etc.

Origin:
1850–55; resource + -ful

resourcefully, adverb
resourcefulness, noun
self-resourceful, adjective
self-resourcefully, adverb
self-resourcefulness, noun
unresourceful, adjective
unresourcefully, adverb
unresourcefulness, noun


talented, able, imaginative, adroit.
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resourceful (rɪˈzɔːsfʊl, -ˈsɔːs-)
 
adj
ingenious, capable, and full of initiative, esp in dealing with difficult situations
 
re'sourcefully
 
adv
 
re'sourcefulness
 
n

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Example sentences
She has her idiosyncrasies, not eccentricities, but then she is so resourceful.
More resourceful still, these sorts of verbs can then be turned back into nouns.
Mink are resourceful survivors, with needle-sharp teeth.
Slight overpopulation is supposed to result in the weaker, dumber, less
  resourceful individuals perishing.
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