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wit

US [wɪt]
UK [wɪt]
  • n.智力;风趣;才思;头脑
  • v.(wist ) 〔古语〕知道
  • Web才智;机智;智慧
Plural Form:wits  
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n.
1.
[u][sing]
措辞巧妙的能力;风趣;才思the ability to say or write things that are both clever and amusing
to have a quick/sharp/dry/ready wit
才思敏捷;敏锐机智;假装正经的诙谐;头脑机敏
a woman of wit and intelligence
才思敏捷、聪颖的女子
a book full of the wit and wisdom of his 30 years in politics
一本有关他 30 年政治生涯中才思与智慧的书
2.
[c]
才思敏捷说话诙谐的人;机智幽默的人a person who has the ability to say or write things that are both clever and amusing
a well-known wit and raconteur
一位闻名遐迩、妙语连珠的故事大王
3.
[pl]
理解力;颖悟力;头脑;智力your ability to think quickly and clearly and to make good decisions
He needed all his wits to find his way out.
他需要绞尽脑汁找到出路。
The game was a long battle of wits .
这场游戏是长时间的斗智。
Kate paused and gathered her wits .
凯特停下来恢复一下理智。
a chance to pit your wits against(= compete with, using your intelligence) our quiz champion
利用你的智慧同我们的知识竞赛冠军进行较量的机会
4.
有…智慧的;头脑…的having the type of intelligence mentioned
a quick-witted group of students
一群头脑聪明的学生
5.
[u]
~ to do sth
(正确判断的)能力,智力;明智the intelligence or good sense to know what is the right thing to do
At least you had the wit to ask for help.
你起码还能意识到要求救。
It should not be beyond the wit of man to resolve this dispute.
解决这一纠纷应当是人力所能及的事。

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