Esprit and Wit

Esprit

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Esprit noun – Active strength of body or mind.
Wit and esprit are semantically related in spirit topic. In some cases you can use "Wit" instead a noun "Esprit", when it comes to topics like character trait, language, satire.
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Wit

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Wit noun – A person (as a writer) noted for or specializing in humor.
Esprit and wit are semantically related in character trait topic. You can use "Esprit" instead a noun "Wit", if it concerns topics such as language, satire.
Nearby Words: witty, witling
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  • Comeback Tomorrow The Germans call it Treppenwitz, and in French it is l'esprit d'escalier, both phrases meaning "staircase wit".
  • Proper Lady She possesses the wit, taste and esprit necessary to be a star of Society, and never crosses the border of good taste and civility.
    Source: Proper Lady
  • Like Esprit meaning vivacious cleverness or wit, while Conundrum means riddle.
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Esprit & Wit. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 Jan. 2020. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/esprit/wit>.
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