Genius and Prodigy


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Genius noun – A very smart person.
Prodigy is a synonym for genius in clever person topic. In some cases you can use "Prodigy" instead a noun "Genius", when it comes to topics like gift of high intellect. popular alternative
Nearby Words: genial, geniality, genie
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Prodigy noun – An unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration.
Usage example: she is a chess prodigy

Genius is a synonym for prodigy in clever person topic. You can use "Genius" instead a noun "Prodigy", if it concerns topics such as child genius. popular alternative
Nearby Words: prodigious, prodigal, prodigiously
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old old genius old prodigy
rich rich genius rich prodigy
musical musical genius musical prodigy
natural natural genius natural prodigy
Other adjectives: complete, brilliant, intelligent, powerful, arrogant, absolute, young, artistic, capable, incredible, mechanical, former, military, greatest, academic, said, able, scientific, budding, resident, acknowledged, strategic, teenage, programming, mathematical, tactical.

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