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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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lacking sense or understanding or judgment
  • Why he should get a new lease on life from teasing, perplexing, confounding an old man who sat half-asleep, witless and innocent as an ancient bull with a ring through its nose—who could tell?
    11 — The Dialogue of Houses (6% in)
  • From a vague sense of his own image, not clear to him yet, but there, final, however unrealized inside his head: a shadowy higher ground toward which, instinctively, he must go on witlessly fleeing.
    8 — The Kleppmann File (50% in)
  • He was shaking all over, and Nuper was sitting cool as a cucumber, eating his lettuce with sugar on it, and Marguerite was pushing back her chair with a look of witless grief and rage, leaving for the kitchen.
    17 — Benson versus Boyle (39% in)

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