wry

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Turned away, contorted (of the face or body)
To divert; to cause to turn away
Twisted, bent, crooked
To turn (away); to swerve or deviate
To twist or contort (the body, face etc.)
Dryly humorous; sardonic or ironic
deviating from that which is proper or right
{v} to turn
{a} crooked, distorted, wrested
Turned to one side; twisted; distorted; as, a wry mouth
bent to one side; "a wry neck"
humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely"; "an ironic novel"; "an ironical smile"; "with a wry Scottish wit"
To twist; to writhe; to bend or wind
If someone has a wry expression, it shows that they find a bad situation or a change in a situation slightly amusing. Matthew allowed himself a wry smile
To cover
To deviate from the right way; to go away or astray; to turn side; to swerve
A wry remark or piece of writing refers to a bad situation or a change in a situation in an amusing way. There is a wry sense of humour in his work. a wry expression or wry humour shows that you know a situation is bad, but you also think it is slightly amusing (wry (14-19 centuries), from wrigian )
disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking; "his rebellion is the bitter, sardonic laughter of all great satirists"- Frank Schoenberner; "a wry pleasure to be reminded of all that one is missing"- Irwin Edman
Hence, deviating from the right direction; misdirected; out of place; as, wry words
{s} distorted; crooked; twisted; askew; contorted; ironic, dry
Wrested; perverted
bent to one side; "a wry neck
To twist; to distort; to writhe; to wrest; to vex
wry face
sour face, distorted facial expression
wry humor
sarcastic humor
wry smile
bitter expression of the lips
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wryly
In a wry manner
wryly
distortedly; crooked; deviously; ironically, dryly, bitterly
wryly
in a wry manner; "`I see,' he commented wryly
wryness
The state of being wry
wryness
{i} state of being distorted; state of being twisted; state of being falsified; irony, bitterness
wryness
The quality or state of being wry, or distorted
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