wit (n.)
cunning plan, ingenious design
KL I.ii.179[Edmund alone] Let me, if not by birth, have lands by wit
Oth II.iii.361[Iago to Roderigo] Thou know'st we work by wit, and not by witchcraft, / And wit depends on dilatory time
Oth IV.i.189[Othello to Iago, of Desdemona] Of so high and plenteous wit and invention!
TN I.ii.62[Viola to Captain] shape thou thy silence to my wit
WT IV.iv.768[Autolycus to Clown, of the Shepherd] Not he alone shall suffer what wit can make heavy and vengeance bitter
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