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quip
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
a clever, witty remark; or making such a remark
  • No more science quips.
    p. 301.7
  • The prospect of his future life stretched before him like a sentence; not a prison sentence, but a long-winded sentence with a lot of unnecessary subordinate clauses, as he was soon in the habit of quipping during Happy Hour pickup time at the local campus bars and pubs.
    p. 188.8

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