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keen-witted Line breaks: keen-witted

Definition of keen-witted in English:


Quick to notice and understand things: a keen-witted man of much insight
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  • A couple of keen-witted amateur naturalists figured out that the mermaid was a fraud, during its pre-New York tour of the provinces.
  • 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.

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