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Correct spelling:
wit
Definition:

Intelligence; faculty of combining ideas so as to produce a striking or amusing effect; the exercise of this faculty; one who has wit. To wit, namely; that is to say.

Synonyms:
wit (noun)
ingeniousness, urbanity, canniness, deftness, subtleness, trickiness, drollness, wiliness, adroitness, foxiness, comedy, intellect, quickness, inventiveness, slyness, cunningness, scintillation, resourcefulness, irony, craftiness, sharpness, cleverness, facility, astuteness, humor, scurrility, sophistry, artfulness, finesse, shrewdness, brilliance.
experience (noun)
sophistication, practice, background, proficiency, competence, wisdom, experience, savoir-faire.
humorist (noun)
scriptwriter, comedian, columnist, humorist, jester, card, dramatist, actor, prankster, cutup, word smith, comic, gagman, joker, essayist, playwright, buffoon, funnyman, clown, belletrist, author, punster, copywriter, writer, wag, banterer.
cunning (noun)
deviousness, guile, finesse, mastery, trickiness, deftness, smoothness, foxiness, subtlety, art, slickness, cleverness, cunning, shrewdness, sly, ingenuity, astuteness, wariness, facility, artfulness, craftiness, snakiness, canniness, wiliness, quickness, slipperiness, ingeniousness, sharpness, skill.
Other synonyms:
daylights, shake, batting order, fun, waggery, jocosity, circuit board, clarity, jocularity, sally, ludicrousness, lucidness, humour, horse sense, genius, sense of humor, intelligence, lineup, brainpower, notice, levelheadedness, careful, reason, mood, farceur, wittiness, visiting card, burlesque, pun, body fluid, sanity, raillery, badinage, comicality, brain, perceptiveness, temper, keenness, soundness, helpless, comicalness, playfulness, judgment, smart, joke, scorecard, liquid body substance, carte, wisecracker, jocoseness, discrimination, comedy of errors, board, droll, perspicacity, bodily fluid, a figure of fun, common sense, psyche, quip, pleasantry, saneness, gagster, mind-set, caginess, acumen, funniness, sense, circuit card, bill of fare, nose, discernment, slapstick, policy, sageness, discretion, mentality, zany, repartee, sensibleness, zaniness, plug-in, farcicality, gagger, sense of humour, ability, discreetness, mental capacity, at a loss, knowingness, witticism, aphorism, calling card, marbles, vision, be (always) good for a laugh, satire, banter, wise guy, placard, hardheadedness, levity, ridiculousness, hopeless, whimsy, mastermind, humor, good-time Charlie, add-in, posting, eye, drollery, wisecrack, encephalon, clear-sightedness, marble, bill, card, head, learning ability, epigram, quipster, troubled, identity card, facetiousness, gumption, waggishness, penetration, hilarity, waggle, jest, humor, humorousness, percipiency, poster, witticism, nous, brainiac, understanding, mind, outlook, sagacity, desperate, carte du jour, intuition, percipience, wag, menu, laughing stock, laughter, mindset, jokester, prudence, sane, lucidity.
Common misspellings:
  1. witt (60%)
  2. wiht (12%)
  3. witj (8%)
  4. witn (4%)
  5. wiat (4%)
  6. whitt (4%)
  7. weit (4%)
  8. wite (4%)
Examples of usage:
  1. If you've a wit o' your own, learn a little of folks that have some to spare.
    - no - "Anna St. Ives", Thomas Holcroft.
  2. And I have found out this, to wit: How right I was!
    - no - "Anna St. Ives", Thomas Holcroft. - "Something Else Again", Franklin P. Adams.
  3. The wit, therefore, and none other, must supply what is wanting.
    - no - "Anna St. Ives", Thomas Holcroft. - "Something Else Again", Franklin P. Adams. author's - "The Craft of Fiction", Percy Lubbock.
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.

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