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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Able to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in difficult situations.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable or clever; able to put available resources to efficient or ingenious use; using materials at hand wisely or efficiently.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of resources.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abounding in resources.
  • Good at devising expedients; shifty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having inner resources; adroit or imaginative


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