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wit

1. the talent or quality of using unexpected associations between contrasting or disparate words or ideas to make a clever humorous effect
2. speech or writing showing this quality
3. a person possessing, showing, or noted for such an ability, esp in repartee
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And when they were entered within the castle King Pelles knew them; then there was great joy, for they wist well by their coming that they had fulfilled the quest of the Sangreal.
Right now I'm pretty chuffed with my garden which was a rubbish tip when I moved in (although it could do with a sculpture to finish off the effect), and I am proud of Wist.
zo1: "if" [EPI, 0_00, -p-c, f_VS] 'Zo zij het wist zou zij het wel zeggen.
Cook, Special Education Department, University of Hawaii, Wist Hall 123, Honolulu, HI 96822 (e-mail:bgcook@hawaii.
bernardxxx1945 wist Magic is very talented on his day so there is a strong chance Nicholls can win this race again, but I'm a Well Chief fan and hopefully he will win.
Two laboratories used Brl Han: WIST Jcl (GALAS) castrated rats from Japan Clea, Inc.
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Hij wist niet eens zeker wanneer zijn dochter voor het laatst had gegeten.
Eventually, though, Edward lost interest in grammatical wars, and Cox found himself faced with "Captain Will": "At Will I went, and gave him such a wound that he wist not what to do [i.
Howe be it pet thozt he wold go to lerne sum tithyngez and redenes and wist hym selfe he `was' not well and wold have sum company to comfort hym selfe.
Hans-Peter Kohlhammer, Yuri Musatov, Leonid Novoselsky, Alexey Reznikovich, Ole Bjorn Sjulstad, Morten Karlsen Sorby, Sergei Tesliuk and Torbjorn Wist.
Ik wist na uitvoerig speurwerk in de gebundelde poezie niet te achterhalen aan welke gedichten de regels zijn ontleend die aan Breytenbach worden toegeschreven.