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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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Most recently, Wist served as group treasurer for Telenor ASA, a position he has held since 2012.
WIST applicants could enrol at any time during the year and commence study almost immediately on their preferred courses.
To be selected for the study, students must have scored at the 25th percentile or below on the Fundamental Literacy Index (FLI) of the WIST which was administered upon admittance to the summer reading program.
Fedak cited the fate of Rizzoli's Bookstore and neighboring Chickering Hall (currently both undergoing demolition), saying that he felt "the latter was the more important of the two and clearly worth preserving": Wist, Breen and Spinola agreed with him that "eleventh-hour" fights to save buildings in peril were counter-productive to all concerned.
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Taminco has been advised by Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Waselius & Wist and O'Melveny & Myers LLP.
T WIST in the tale comes when, after a brief live- in romance, Raghu and Gayatri are set to marry but this time it is she who runs away from the mandap .
Rig the terminal end by doubling the main line with a spider hitch or Bimini wist, then add a 3- to 4-foot section of 30-pound fluorocarbon leader.
BBL., 1:7 WIST) JLIRRA BLITZ K1N 26 2.20 3,866 41 1.21 G/40 SIERRA SPITZER/55 25 2.25 3,187 28 1.05 SIERRA SPITZER/65 23 2.25 2,972 29 0.35 HORN ADY A-MAX/75 22.5 2.39 2,933 24 0.97 5IERRA BTHP/90 21.6 2.55 2.613 23 1.45 All ammunition used was .223 Remington.
ne puts their wist on to "It was really evident in the way women put themselves together on Ladies Day." evident en put ther " Back to the Oscars tonight and Ben, like the rest of us, will be watching all the glamour of the awards from the comfort of his own "beautifully dressed" bed
Hersonski's outtakes from Heinz Auerswald's reports on the Ghetto reverberate with the detached incongruity of Wist's stance in the face of the reality he encounters.
3 Naomie Harris, 36 wist Fellow Skyfall star Naomie gives a girlie top a sexy twist but the lacy shorts are odd.