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Noun
Faculties of (intellectual) thinking
“There, the Indian pair will be matching their wits against the world's best puzzle solvers.”
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The capacity of the mind to acquire and apply knowledge and skills
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“Already he was head and shoulders above the crowd at six foot three, with a head for business, a lively wit and a keen appreciation of writers and their craft.”
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The ability to cope with difficult situations, or unusual problems
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Shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
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The ability, and usually motivation, to assess and initiate things independently
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An inherent mental or physical power
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Plural for a natural aptitude for using words and ideas in a quick and inventive way to create humour
“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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Plural for a witty 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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Plural for the state or quality of being humorous
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Plural for something which adds freshness or piquancy
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Plural for a storyteller, especially a person noted for telling stories with skill and wit
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Plural for fluent or persuasive speaking or writing
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Plural for the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect
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Plural for the quality or state of being in good health
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Plural for harshness or sharpness in tone, nature or character
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