Sentence Examples


  • Seeing such a formidable body of armed men opposed to them, the insurgents dispersedwithout their reckless and ready-witted captain they were helpless (June I 5.
  • Whether he was the tool of other and more highly placed malcontents, or whether he was simply a ready-witted adventurer playing his own game, it is hard to determine.
  • In general, the people are lively, good-humoured and ready-witted, fond of pleasure, lazy and extremely superstitious.