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  • nouncreation, creativeness
  • nounfabrication, lie

synonyms for invention

  • apparatus
  • brainchild
  • coinage
  • concoction
  • contraption
  • contrivance
  • creativity
  • design
  • development
  • device
  • discovery
  • doodad
  • gadget
  • genius
  • gimmick
  • gizmo
  • imagination
  • ingenuity
  • innovation
  • inspiration
  • inventiveness
  • novelty
  • opus
  • original
  • originality
  • resourcefulness
  • black box
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antonyms for invention

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  • steal
  • truth
  • reality
  • truth
  • steal
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Yes, keyword or contextual-based advertising is an old tactic, I am not talking about the invention of the wheel.
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From the earliest days of the crisis, the Institute’s alumni, labs, and companies have been reworking their research and inventions to meet these pressing challenges.
TACKLING COVIDTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Many useful inventions, he notes, combine existing technologies in such new ways.
COVID-19 VICTIMS COULD BREATHE EASIER WITH THESE INNOVATIONSKATHIANN KOWALSKIMAY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Yet their work includes approaches common to the process of invention.
TACKLING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS CALLS FOR NOVEL IDEASKATHIANN KOWALSKIMAY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
So, for some people, invention is a way to reduce friction in their lives.
HONEY, I GREW THE ECONOMY (EP. 399)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 5, 2019FREAKONOMICS
One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Wordsworth has illustrated how an unwise and importunate demand for a reason from a child may drive him into invention.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Each new invention threw thousands of hand-workers out of employment.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Dynamite, by the good fortune of invention, came to the revolutionary at the very moment when it was most wanted.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
This epoch-making invention, introduced in 1832, rendered possible extraordinary developments.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
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WORDS RELATED TO INVENTION

  • ability
  • adroitness
  • deftness
  • facility
  • finesse
  • ingenuity
  • invention
  • inventiveness
  • know-how
  • skill
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