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  • "to blame, reproach, taunt, upbraid," 1520s, twite, shortened form of Middle English atwite, from Old English ætwitan "to blame, reproach," from æt "at" + witan "to blame," from Proto-Germanic *witanan "to look after, guard, ascribe to, reproach" (source also of Old English wite, Old Saxon witi, Old Norse viti "punishment, torture;" Old High German wizzi "punishment," wizan "to punish;" Dutch verwijten, Old High German firwizan, German verweisen "to reproach, reprove," Gothic fraweitan "to avenge"), from PIE root *weid- "to see" (see vision). For sense evolution, compare Latin animadvertere, literally "to give heed to, observe," later "to chastise, censure, punish." Related: Twitted; twitting. As a noun meaning "a taunt" from 1520s.1520, 1520

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  • Twit (song) "Twit" is a debut solo single by South Korean singer Hwasa. It was released on February 13, 2019 by RBW. Written by Hwasa, Kim Do-hoon and Hwang Sung-Jin, who are also the producers of song. The music video currently has over 70 million views, making it the third most popular Korean music video by a female soloist in 2019.
  • The Twits The Twits is a children's comic novel written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake. It was written in 1979, and first published in 1980. The Twits was adapted for the stage in November 2007.
  • Twit Twit may refer to:TWiT.tv, a podcast network This Week in Tech, a podcast on the TWiT.tv network The Twits, a children's book by Roald Dahl William "Twit" Scuttle, a fictional character; in the List of The Deptford Mice characters
  • Upper Class Twit of the Year "Upper Class Twit of the Year" is a comedy sketch that was seen on the 1970 Monty Python's Flying Circus episode "The Naked Ant", and also in a modified format as the finale of the movie And Now for Something Completely Different. It is notable for its satire on dimwitted members of the English upper class. Its title is a reference to the Horse of the Year Show, because equestrianism is often regarded as an upper-class pursuit in the UK.

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