Facete
Facete Fa*cete", a. [L. facetus elegant, fine, facetious; akin to facies. See {Face}, and cf. {Facetious}.] Facetious; witty; humorous. [Archaic] ``A facete discourse.'' --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

``How to interpose'' with a small, smart remark, sentiment facete, or unctuous anecdote. --Prof. Wilson. -- {Fa*cete"ly}, adv. -- {Fa*cete"ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • facete — adjective Etymology: Latin facetus Date: 1603 archaic facetious, witty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • facete — facetely, adv. faceteness, n. /feuh seet /, adj. Archaic. facetious. [1595 1605; < L facetus clever, witty] * * * …   Universalium

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