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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwitticismwit‧ti‧cis‧m /ˈwɪtɪsɪzəm/ noun [countable]  JOKEa clever amusing remark
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witticismJokes and witticisms about the Führer proliferated.I smiled obediently at this never-before-heard witticism, and followed him to a tank of Koi.At Sketch-Club meetings his witticisms were regarded as part of the fun.He thought his witticisms were amusing but found her response too extravagant.A few of its witticisms are unnecessarily provocative and should be censored.The pace of television favours simplifications, generalised statements, witticisms, and short sharp judgements on artists' performances.His literary style was plain and factual, without witticisms or flourishes, and his character seems similar.
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