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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Verbal wit based on the peculiarities of the various meanings and sounds of language

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  • Humorous wordplay is an inextricable part of many of the featured works.
  • The wordplay is a joy and catching all the literary allusions the novel contains made me feel very smart/educated indeed!
  • If so, the wordplay is is fair representation of The Second Child – a smart and funny collection that is at times just a little glib.
  • But some references aren’t going to work, some wordplay is lost, I am tempted to simplify. for more
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