quick wit

находчивость, быстрота, живость, изобретательность Syn : resource, readiness, inventiveness, resourcefulness

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • quick-wit — quick wit·ted·ly; quick wit·ted·ness; …   English syllables

  • quick-wit|ted|ness — «KWIHK WIHT ihd nihs», noun. readiness of wit; cleverness …   Useful english dictionary

  • quick-wit|ted — «KWIHK WIHT ihd», adjective. having a ready wit; mentally alert; clever. SYNONYM(S): keen, sharp …   Useful english dictionary

  • quick-wit|ted|ly — «KWIHK WIHT ihd lee», adverb. cleverly; acutely …   Useful english dictionary

  • quick-wit·ted — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wit — is a form of intellectual humour. A wit (person) is someone skilled in making witty remarks. Forms of wit include: the quip and the repartee. Forms of wit As in the wit of Parker s set, the Algonquin Round Table, witty remarks may be… …   Wikipedia

  • quick-witted — quick wit|ted [ ,kwık wıtəd ] adjective able to think of good ideas or replies quickly ╾ quick wit|ted|ness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Quick-wittedness — Quick wit ted*ness, n. Readiness of wit. Celtic quick wittedness. M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quick — Quick, a. [Compar. {Quicker}; superl. {Quickest}.] [As. cwic, cwicu, cwucu, cucu, living; akin to OS. quik, D. kwik, OHG. quec, chec, G. keck bold, lively, Icel. kvikr living, Goth. qius, Lith. q[=y]vas, Russ. zhivoi, L. vivus living, vivere to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quick grass — Quick Quick, a. [Compar. {Quicker}; superl. {Quickest}.] [As. cwic, cwicu, cwucu, cucu, living; akin to OS. quik, D. kwik, OHG. quec, chec, G. keck bold, lively, Icel. kvikr living, Goth. qius, Lith. q[=y]vas, Russ. zhivoi, L. vivus living,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quick match — Quick Quick, a. [Compar. {Quicker}; superl. {Quickest}.] [As. cwic, cwicu, cwucu, cucu, living; akin to OS. quik, D. kwik, OHG. quec, chec, G. keck bold, lively, Icel. kvikr living, Goth. qius, Lith. q[=y]vas, Russ. zhivoi, L. vivus living,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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