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 Meanings and Examples of INVENTIVE
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inventive
 a.  marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
Classic Sentence: (130 in 9 pages)
1  Snowball was a more vivacious pig than Napoleon, quicker in speech and more inventive, but was not considered to have the same depth of character.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
2  But ere Cedric penetrated as far as the old hall in which he had himself been a prisoner, the inventive genius of Wamba had procured liberation for himself and his companion in adversity.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  For I am naturally inventive, as you know.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VIII
4  These persecutions of fate had rendered him inventive.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
5  D'Artagnan alone had discovered nothing--he, ordinarily the most inventive of the four; but it must be also said that the very name of Milady paralyzed him.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR
6  It seemed as if, could I but go back to the idea which had last entered my mind as I stood at the window, some inventive suggestion would rise for my relief.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
7  Carol's family were self-sufficient in their inventive life, with Christmas a rite full of surprises and tenderness, and "dressing-up parties" spontaneous and joyously absurd.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
8  Thus he discoursed gravely and paternally; in default of examples, he invented parables, going directly to the point, with few phrases and many images, which characteristic formed the real eloquence of Jesus Christ.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—A HARD BISHOPRIC FOR A GOOD BISHOP
9  His sorrow was like those recently invented furnaces which consume their own smoke.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—MARIUS GROWN UP
10  If the system of ambush and traps had not already existed, they would have been invented there.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE
11  The words heady woman were invented for the Parisienne.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE ROSE PERCEIVES THAT IT IS AN ENGINE OF WAR
12  To meet the needs of this conflict, wretchedness has invented a language of combat, which is slang.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
13  Hucheloup had invented a capital thing which could be eaten nowhere but in his house, stuffed carps, which he called carpes au gras.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I—HISTORY OF CORINTHE FROM ITS FOUNDATION
14  The dressing of the wounds was complicated and difficult, the fixation of apparatus and bandages by cerecloths not having been invented as yet, at that epoch.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS, EMERGING FROM CIVIL WAR, MAKES READY F...
15  I invented a way of making it with gum shellac and turpentine.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—A PEN IS HEAVY TO THE MAN WHO LIFTED THE FAUC...
Example Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
16  We have to invent a new method for sneaking prisoners out without being noticed by the guards.
17  As we invent new technique or profession, we must also invent neologism such as "microcomputer" to describe it.
18  The spinning wheel was a Chinese invention.
19  The invention of the computer was a milestone in the history of man.
20  He's been trying to determine if there is a market for his invention.
21  The invention is a collective effort.
22  The idea eventually led to the invention of the telephone.
23  The invention of the wheel was a milestone in the history of the world.
24  Necessity is the mother of invention.
25  This combination of cheese and apples is not an invention of the north of England.
26  The fundamental problem lies in their inability to distinguish between reality and invention.
27  He hopes a charge would not deter people from enjoying this great invention.
28  The object of invention is to provide a method for limiting the maximum pressure of a power-assisted steering system.
29  I will reap large profits from my new invention.
30  In light of the above, it is an object of the present invention to provide a device and a method which can superficially incise prepared meat products .