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wry -- as in: wry sense of humor
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Anna Karenina
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  • "What?" said Vronsky angrily, making a wry face of disgust, and showing his even teeth.
  • But Vronsky gazed at him exactly as he did at the lamp, and the young man made a wry face, feeling that he was losing his self-possession under the oppression of this refusal to recognize him as a person.

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  • "Yes indeedy," said Jean Louise wryly.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • You’re screwed, Elias, a wry voice tells me.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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