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Far less appreciated, Houston, rather than being a southern city of duller wits, actually ranks second in engineers per capita.

And when rappers battle one another with their wits and words, it is similar to the bam-pow!

She is routinely dismissed by Madrid wits as “a Danish tart.”

But rather than scare people out of their wits, they served as a moment of much-needed comic relief for many.

As a result, Tallulah found herself hailed as one of the wits of Manhattan, and she worked hard to make sure the reputation stuck.

In cases in which no attempt is made to ignore the accusation, the small wits are wont to be busy discovering exculpations.

In spite of her sharpened wits, Mrs. Kaye smiled radiantly into Isabel's guileless eyes.

In a party of wits an argument took place as to the definition of a reasonable animal.

And indeed for most young men a college thesis is but an exercise for sharpening the wits, rarely dangerous in its later effects.

Matt, getting quick control of his wits, had been running his eyes over the roadster.

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On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wits, such as: fun, joke, satire, repartee, jest, and wisecrack.

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