Wittiness


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Wittiness

Bennet, Elizabeth
lively and clever character. [Br. Lit.: Pride and Prejudice]
Boyet
“wit’s pedler” and “an ape of form.” [Br. Lit.: Love’s Labour’s Lost]
Mercutio
clever, comic foil to Romeo. [Br. Lit.: Romeo and Juliet]
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This also shows Coraline's wittiness and cautiousness, which is not shown in language.
The context of PCs may support wittiness, but it is not critical for them being perceived as such.
Yet the overall tenor of the text leads one to suspect that Dogen would not wholeheartedly embrace these or other charming aesthetic virtues such as wittiness and vivaciousness.
Nevertheless, the pieces are fun and playful, and betray an adult wittiness that belies their apparent simplicity.
The wittiness of 'Rear Window' and the romance of 'Vertigo' and the terror and darkness of 'Psycho'.
The way his lines are delivered and timed all added to his character's wittiness and provided light hearted scenes where needed, with the help of one of two characters that portrayed the dim-witted companions, of course.
Nearly a third of men also said they are more likely to get lucky when their nerves are fortified by alcohol, and fully 43 per cent believe that drinking helps them reach a peak of wittiness.
I remember a situation in which he showed adroitness, good manners, intelligence and wittiness.
What's potentially an uncomfortable culture clash is averted by the warmth and wittiness of the writing and some great performances all round.
But turn the cowled Dante into a hoodie-clad hero, add a place named Dis where dissing is rife, a bling laden bouncer called Frankenstein and much more wittiness and it all adds up to an astonishing interpretation.
Right in the middle of it, one of us had to get up to go use the bathroom, and then we all had to go," she says to the fascinated TGS writers, who chuckle at her supposed wittiness while Liz fumes.
Using wittiness to their advantage, the GCP has promoted their candidate with slogans, such as: