Definitions

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  • adv. In an intelligent manner; cleverly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an intelligent manner; with intelligence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an intelligent manner; so as to manifest knowledge or understanding.

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

  • adv. in an intelligent manner

Etymologies

intelligent +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We, as developers, need to create a culture in which 'failing intelligently' is rewarded.

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  • However, I believe that the proper Halachah, the one that treats this phenomenon responsibly, honestly, and intelligently, is not the present one.

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  • It must frustrate Cheney that fighting terrorism intelligently is not as macho as carpet bombing places that contain suspected enemies of the U.S. J Danna

    Cheney: Obama pretending we are not at war

  • Quitting intelligently is an important part of your success at work.

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  • There are reasons to be hopeful about West Palm Beach, and about other towns and cities that are willing to borrow intelligently from the lessons of the mall.

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  • That means good-quality phone calls intelligently handled by the phone.

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  • Congratulations, lovers and dreamers, future generations might find themselves being taught IN SCHOOL that an all powerful Christian God created the world in seven days, 6000 years ago, and specifically - "intelligently" - designed each and every species on earth.

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  • Actually Peter, I think to creationists “erosion” is defined as the intelligently designed use of huge amounts of hot air in a short amount of time to wear down opposition.

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  • Barby knows, "said Earl, bobbing his head again intelligently at Fleda;" there's four on 'em, and it takes somethin 'to feed 'em: workin' men 'll put away a good deal o' meat. "

    Queechy

  • UFOs are sometimes observed engaged in behavior which can only be described as intelligently directed.

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