Definition of keen-witted in English:

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Quick to notice and understand things: a keen-witted man of much insight
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  • Boyd has established himself alongside Hilary Mantel and Martin Amis as one of the most keen-witted and proficient of contemporary British writers.
  • Marjorie, who was naturally keen-witted and intuitive, became her father's surrogate son.
  • She was flattered and courted, till the simple, but keen-witted and ambitious peasant girl had her head turned by the brilliancy of this new world.

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