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They wanted to linger for a few days, which turned into four days of heavy drinking and blasting wit, much of it at James’s expense.

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From Fortune

To wit, the kids this morning masked up and entered the school building, one at a time.

From Fortune

With caustic wit, Iannucci examines the humanity of his characters and the absurdity of their behavior with both passion and precision.

To wit, buyers appeared eager to jump back into tech names Wednesday.

From Fortune

His mature wit and poetic style drew in those around him and we connected instantly.

With twice as many British soldiers, Washington was in for a fiercely competitive battle of wit and strength.

He was renowned for his wit, disarming his critics with unfailing humor.

Renowned livestock specialist and autism advocate Temple Grandin brought her unique intellect and wit to Reddit.

Amid our grief we now see that New York had been distracted by flash and wit and cash for too long.

We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.

To place wit above sense is to place superfluity above utility.

Vincent Alsop died; a presbyterian clergyman, who attacked Dr. Sherlock with great wit and some seriousness.

He was judge of the admiralty court of Pennsylvania; his writings abound with wit, humor and satire.

John Hales died; an English author, so much admired for his wit and learning, that he is called the ever memorable.


On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wit, such as: fun, joke, satire, aphorism, badinage, and banter.

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