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Wit

During the Renaissance wit was synonymous with intelligence and wisdom. During the 17th century it became more closely associated with fancy. One of the main themes of Pope's An  Essay on Criticism is wit and he concludes that:
True wit is Nature to advantage dressed,
What oft was thought, but ne'er so well expressed.
Today wit is limit...
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wit

[n] - a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
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Wit

Wit transitive verb & i. [ inf. (To) Wit ; present sing. Wot ; plural Wite ; imperfect Wist(e) ; past participle Wist ; ...
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Wit

Wit noun [ Anglo-Saxon witt , wit ; akin to OFries. wit , German witz , Old High German wizzī , Icelandic vit , Danish vid , Swedish vett . √133. See Wit , v. ] 1. Mind; intellect; understa...
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wit

<psychology> The faculty of expressing the amusing, clever, or comical or the keen perception and cleverly apt expression of connections between ideas that awaken amusement and pleasure. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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wit

humor noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
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Wit

• (v.) A mental faculty, or power of the mind; -- used in this sense chiefly in the plural, and in certain phrases; as, to lose one`s wits; at one`s wits` end, and the like. • (v.) Felicitous association of objects not usually connected, so as to produce a pleasant surprise; also. the power of readily combining objects in such a manner. &...
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Wit

Wit is a Polish boy name. The meaning of the name is `Life` The name Wit doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Wit seems to be unique!
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wit

wit 1. The keen perception and cleverly apt expression of those connections between ideas that awaken amusement and pleasure. 2. The ability to perceive and express in an ingeniously humorous manner the relationship between seemingly incongruous or disparate things; humor, repartee, sarcasm, irony. ...
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wit

Using language in a clever and funny way.
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Wit

White beer. It is a cloudy wheat beer, spiced with corriander and orange peel.
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Wit

Verbal humor based on manipulation of language: puns, twisted logic, and other forms of wordplay.
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WIT

Wordsmith In Training
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Wit

[play] Wit (also styled as W;t) is a one-act play written by American playwright Margaret Edson, which won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Edson used her work experience in a hospital as part of the inspiration for her play. ==Productions== Wit received its world premiere at South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, California, in 1995. Long Wh...
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Wit

Wit is a form of intelligent humour, the ability to say or write things that are clever and usually funny. A wit is a person skilled at making clever and funny remarks. Forms of wit include the quip and repartee. ==Forms of wit== As in the wit of Dorothy Parker`s set, the Algonquin Round Table, witty remarks may be intentionally cruel (as in many....
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WIT

Wit is a form of humour. Wit or WIT may also refer to: ==Education== ...
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Wit

In modern vernacular, the word wit refers to elements in a literary work designed to make the audien
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Wit

White
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Wit

See Witbier.
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