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Far less appreciated, Houston, rather than being a southern city of duller wits, actually ranks second in engineers per capita.Battle of the Upstarts: Houston vs. San Francisco Bay|Joel Kotkin|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And when rappers battle one another with their wits and words, it is similar to the bam-pow!Bam! Pow! Bling! Hip-Hop's History Gets the Graphic Novel Treatment|Daniel Genis|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is routinely dismissed by Madrid wits as “a Danish tart.”
But rather than scare people out of their wits, they served as a moment of much-needed comic relief for many.Israel, Hamas, WhatsApp and Hacked Phones in the Gaza Psy-War|Itay Hod|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a result, Tallulah found herself hailed as one of the wits of Manhattan, and she worked hard to make sure the reputation stuck.Tallulah Bankhead: Gay, Drunk and Liberated in an Era of Excess Art|Judith Mackrell|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In cases in which no attempt is made to ignore the accusation, the small wits are wont to be busy discovering exculpations.Children's Ways|James Sully
In spite of her sharpened wits, Mrs. Kaye smiled radiantly into Isabel's guileless eyes.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
In a party of wits an argument took place as to the definition of a reasonable animal.
And indeed for most young men a college thesis is but an exercise for sharpening the wits, rarely dangerous in its later effects.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
Matt, getting quick control of his wits, had been running his eyes over the roadster.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews