Stroke of inspiration

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Definition

a stroke of inspiration, of brilliance: a brilliant idea
noun
Horatio often has strokes of inspiration at night, but he never remembers these wonderful ideas in the morning.

a stroke: an attack, a blow
noun

Examples

  • "Kevin : Well sir, it was a sort of a last-minute stroke of inspiration, I was going to let you know immediately of course -"
  • "Thanks to a stroke of brilliance on my part, a shipment of Bruno's Brew is now on its way to our Sales Affiliate in Brazil."

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