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intelligent

(of computerized functions) able to modify action in the light of ongoing events
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This might seem to be to his disadvantage with Count Olenski's wife; but Archer was too intelligent to think that a young woman like Ellen Olenska would necessarily recoil from everything that reminded her of her past.
The learned professor assumes that while a long-continued war had strengthened rather than weakened the instinct of paternal devotion, it had also dulled other humanitarian instincts, and raised to the first magnitude the law of the survival of the fittest, with the result that when the exodus took place the strong, the intelligent, and the cunning, together with their offspring, crossed the waters of the Channel or the North Sea to the continent, leaving in unhappy England only the helpless inmates of asylums for the feebleminded and insane.
And yet as I looked at their well shaped heads, their handsome features, and their intelligent eyes, it was difficult to believe that I was not among my own.
She is thin, frail, intelligent, and lovable, all on the above diet.
Like the least intelligent of detectives I went on blindly over the traces of footprints which told me just no more than they could.
Mihail Vassilievitch Sludin, the chief secretary, was a straightforward, intelligent, good-hearted, and conscientious man, and Alexey Alexandrovitch was aware of his personal goodwill.
That was because she would also be extremely intelligent, and, being extremely intelligent, would have need of kindness to enable her to bear with a not very intelligent man like himself.
The smallest boy I ever conversed with, carrying the largest baby I ever saw, offered a supernaturally intelligent explanation of the locality in its old uses, and was very nearly correct.
The Burlington-Edison School Board in Washington has voted 4-1 to reject a proposal to encourage the teaching of intelligent design.
Terrestrial and Undersea Intelligent Mesh Network Delivers Advanced Reliability and Six-Way Route Diversity for Voice and Data Traffic of Multinational Business and Government Customers
Intelligent design, or ID, purports that life on earth is too complex to have evolved through natural selection, and therefore, must be the product of a "designer.

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