• (adjective): Having intelligence.
  • (adjective): Having a high degree of intelligence; mentally acute.
  • (adjective): Showing sound judgment and rationality: an intelligent decision; an intelligent solution to the problem.
  • (adjective): Appealing to the intellect; intellectual: a film with witty and intelligent dialogue.
  • (adjective): Computer Science Having certain data storage and processing capabilities: an intelligent terminal; intelligent peripherals.

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  • (adjective): endowed with the capacity to reason
  • (adjective): exercising or showing good judgment; "healthy scepticism"; "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision"
  • (adjective): possessing sound knowledge; "well-informed readers"
  • (adjective): having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question"

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  • "Twice," said I. "Is he intelligent -- _really _intelligent?

  • Replacing God with the term intelligent designer makes no difference as the history of ID shows that this designer is simply God.

  • Guess who was one of the sponsors of HB 4946 which would have added the term intelligent designer or creator to science standards?

  • The problem is that these ‘arguments’ apply equally well to the term intelligent design as it does to the term creationism.

  • Autechre, whose music was codified by the phrase "intelligent dance music," or IDM.

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