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wit
Part of Speech: infinitive
Results: 7
1. of Wit
Part of Speech: noun
1. To know; to learn.
2. ing ( p. pr. & vb. n.) of
Part of Speech: Noun
2. 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.
4. 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.
Examples of usage:
  • " Wit it well; love was His meaning. - "The Faith of the Millions (2nd series)", George Tyrrell.
  • But the ready wit of William failed him not. - "The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.", Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton.
  • He observed, " That Tibboo has no wit. - "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846", James Richardson.
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