English to Afrikaans Meaning :: wit

Wit :
wit
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Noun(1) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter(2) mental ability(3) a witty amusing person who makes jokes

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(1) As anyone who has had anything to say about Reyner Banham will agree, it is impossible not to fall under the spell of the wit and the intelligence of the writing.(2) she does not lack perception or native wit(3) he does not lack perception or native wit(4) By Wells's own testimony, she had a quick Irish wit , high spirits and radiant common sense.(5) His acid wit and quick humour have made him a television star, but this summer Clive Anderson will return to his roots when he appears at the Edinburgh Fringe venue which helped launch his career.(6) His sense of humour and quick wit were some of his many great qualities and, indeed, were the ones that brought him through the many challenges that were presented to him on his journey.(7) His style was a mixture of wit , sharpness and schoolboy sarcasm, with large shots of Wodehouse and Beachcomber.(8) I had the wit to realize that the only way out was up(9) Let's hope his successor has the wit to fashion an intelligence agency that is fit for the struggles that lie ahead.(10) she is such a wit(11) With her insight, her wit and understanding, she would always have good advice to pass on to her children and grandchildren.(12) Already he was head and shoulders above the crowd at six foot three, with a head for business, a lively wit and a keen appreciation of writers and their craft.(13) Practically every line drips with wit and intelligence; this is a film with a lot of memorable quotes, both funny and meaningful.(14) We got onto the subject of smoking and she told me a joke - maybe not the funniest one in the world, but the sheer unexpectedness of it, the sharpness of the wit , made me laugh.(15) His sense of humour and quick wit were legendary.(16) There have been few since with his command of language - or wit and understanding.
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(1) to wit ::
naamlik
Synonyms
Noun
1. intelligence ::
intelligensie
3. comedian ::
komediant
4. witticism ::
geestigheid
5. card ::
card
6. mentality ::
mentaliteit
Different Forms
wit, wits
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