jeu desprit

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jeu d'es•prit

(ʒœ dɛsˈpri)

n., pl. jeux d'es•prit (ʒœ)
a witty remark or piece of writing.
[literally, play of wit]
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Nevertheless, Nutshell is beguiling, a jeu desprit that is insouciant without being frivolous.