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stroke of genius

Definition of stroke of genius in English:

An outstandingly brilliant and original idea.
Example sentences
  • Alan Rickman as Snape was a brilliant stroke of genius.
  • This seemed like a brilliant stroke of genius - until the guys at the other side of the intersection did the same thing.
  • This bit of the information was Robert Shields' idea, a stroke of genius.
Synonyms
feat, accomplishment, achievement, master stroke
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