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Jayson was indeed everything Tanya thought she wanted in a man, with his movie-star good looks, quick wit, and charming demeanor.

Coakley supposedly has a quick wit and is quite the yarn-spinner, but these attributes are rarely seen in public.

Barney Frank has long been known for his quick wit and sharp tongue—and for being an out and proud gay member of Congress.

He has an omnivorous and hyper intellect, and a quick wit—and is easily bored.

The move, although skilfully planned, was baffled by the quick wit of Robin the Crumb-cracker, the blacksmith's apprentice.

The quick wit of the Emperor remarked this annoying fact, and demanded counsel of Talleyrand.

"Maybe she can see and not be seen," said Abby Simson, who had a quick wit and a ready tongue.

They soon grew so proud of his quick wit and great strength that they obeyed him because they admired him.

Till now she had dominated him completely with her quick wit, her far more subtle intelligence, her beauty, her vitality.

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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quick wit, such as: dexterity, flair, gumption, quickness, wit, and ability.

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