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Noun
The creative use of words and ideas for humor, or the aptitude for such
“Wain's poetry presents an example of the careful yet clever use of wit and wry humor to undercut the assumptions of tradition.”
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The state or quality of being humorous, especially mischievously through words
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“Practically every line drips with wit and intelligence. This is a film with a lot of memorable quotes, both funny and meaningful.”
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The capacity for creative thought and quick understanding
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“Let him cast about and use his wit to get out of that impasse as he best can.”
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One's faculties or ability for rational or sane thinking
“He views himself as the leader of a peer group in which he must maintain his wit and strength to keep his position secure.”
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A witty or funny person
“Hanahoe is a great wit and began the banter that day when congratulating Kerry on their 5-11 to 0-9 win.”
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Humorous or witty conversation
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The treatment of a serious matter with humor or lack of due respect
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An amusing situation or person
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The use of acerbic or ironic language or behavior to mock or convey contempt
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A storyteller, especially a person noted for telling stories with skill and wit
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The act of lampooning
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Fluent or persuasive speaking or writing
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Harshness or sharpness in tone, nature or character
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