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quip

noun [C]     /kwɪp/
a humorous and clever remark: It was Oscar Wilde who made the famous quip about life mimicking art.Humour and humorous quip     verb [I] (plural -pp-) [+ speech] When asked earlier why he seemed to be so relaxed, Mr McCarthy quipped: "It's the drugs".Humour and humorous
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