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{adj: clever, cunning, ingenious} showing inventiveness and skill
"a clever gadget"
"the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"
"an ingenious solution to the problem"



{adj: handy} easy to use
"a handy gadget"

{adj: serviceable} capable of being put to good use
"a serviceable kitchen gadget"

{adj: supposed} designed to
"medication that is supposed to relieve pain"
"what's that gadget supposed to do?"

{adj: useless} having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully
"a kitchen full of useless gadgets"
"she is useless in an emergency"
<-> useful

{n: appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, gismo, widget} a device or control that is very useful for a particular job

{n: gadgeteer} a person who delights in designing or building or using gadgets

{v: line up, get hold, come up, find} get something or somebody for a specific purpose
"I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener"
"I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing"
"The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter"


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