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.

"How to interpose" with a small, smart remark, sentiment facete, or unctuous anecdote. Prof. Wilson.

-- Fa*cete"ly, adv. -- Fa*cete"ness, n.


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