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 for half-wit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Half-wit \Half"-wit`\ (-w[i^]t`), n.
     A foolish person; a dolt; a blockhead; a dunce. --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a person of subnormal intelligence [syn: idiot,
           imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, half-wit,
      2: a stupid incompetent person [syn: dimwit, nitwit, half-
         wit, doofus]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  18 Moby Thesaurus words for "halfwit":
     ass, birdbrain, dolt, dullard, dunce, dunderhead, dunderpate, fool,
     idiot, imbecile, moron, nincompoop, ninny, nit, nitwit, numskull,
     simpleton, twit

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