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He is a man of great wit, sensitivity, and passion.
Perelman was known for his acerbic wit.
a young hero admired for his courage and quick wits
Claudia paused, trying to gather her wits enough to reply.
Keep your wits about you at all times.
You’d think they’d have the wit to send someone who could speak the language.
I’m at my wits’ end trying to think of ways to amuse these children.
Two teams of experts will pit their wits against one another in the final round of the quiz.
They traveled the world collecting animals, to wit: big cats, monkeys, and even elephants.
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