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synonyms for quick-witted
- on the ball
- quick on the draw
- quick on the uptake
- sharp as a tack
See also synonyms for: quick-wittedness
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How to use quick-witted in a sentence
Even the most quick-witted cops and the most skillful surgeons could not have saved him.The Black and White Men Who Saved Martin Luther King’s Life | Michael Daly | January 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
quick-witted, sharp-tongued, and flirtatious, Anne drew a coterie of men to her, and each would lose his head for her.
Vidal had the best of all this because he was quick-witted and by far the funniest.Gore Vidal Epitomized an Era When Writers Were Like Rock Stars | Malcolm Jones | August 2, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
quick-witted and cunning, Tyrion might just be the most dangerous man in the Seven Kingdoms, fathoms ahead of everyone.‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Review: Majesty, Mystery, and Terror Reign Supreme | Jace Lacob | March 30, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
She was also quick witted and funny, and she did well enough academically at Dwight that she was admitted to Brown University.
He was a pretty bright sort, that same Goodell, quick-witted, nimble of tongue above the average Englishman.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Meanwhile Mr. Crow had been thinking rapidly—for he was a quick-witted old scamp.The Tale of Grandfather Mole | Arthur Scott Bailey
He saved my life there, and his quick-witted devotion was shown in many other instances during a most exciting journey.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
The waiter, a quick-witted rogue enough, seemed to be thoroughly enjoying this midnight conversation.A Butterfly on the Wheel | Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Alexander was quick-witted, talented, and showy, if I may use so barbarous a word.Paul Patoff | F. Marion Crawford
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