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mother wit

noun as in innate intelligence

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Example Sentences

Then his mother-wit came out, his lively humour and practical common sense—all unstudied and natural.

Now, youve been skating with Mother Wit and have caught her inventive geniusits contagious.

Usually the teacher was very lenient with Mother Wit, for of all her pupils Laura gave her the least trouble.

Jess carried this idea in her mind, although she was not as much troubled by her schoolmates foolishness as was Mother Wit.

It wasnt very late, and, anyway, Jess couldnt have slept that night without talking the matter over with Mother Wit.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mother wit, such as: common-sense, faculties, innate common sense, intellectual gifts, nous, and senses.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.