quick-witted :

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  • s  mentally nimble and resourceful
    quick-witted debater
    saved an embarrassing situation with quick-witted tact

  • Experience tells me that a strong dose of caffeine inevitably makes me more alert, focused, quick-witted, clever.
  • Shylock was simply Antonio's banker, whose humiliation--by lovely, quick-witted Portia--is irrelevant to the romantic intriguing that consumes most of the plot.
  • Neither did Robert Bork, the quick-witted charmer, "the bearded Ollie North," who would obliterate his opposition.
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  • Ryan Newman in USA Today
    I know Letterman's a Hoosier and very quick-witted,Newman said with a smile. "I'll try to give him a run for his money."
  • Fern Britton in BBC News
    In a message directed at the couple, Britton said their intention "was never to get you upset or angry with us". "We are just concerned for you because you're bubbly, you're funny, you're beautiful, you're quick-witted - all of those things,...
  • Beck in Blackanthem.com
    He would go into a room and when he left, everyone was laughing,Beck said. "He did impersonations of others in the company. He was quick-witted, just hilarious. He loved making people laugh. He was a comedian through and through."

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