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Oliver Twist
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wry -- as in: wry sense of humor
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Oliver Twist
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  • Although Mr. Losberne received with many wry faces a proposal involving a delay of five whole days, he was fain to admit that no better course occurred to him just then; and as both Rose and Mrs. Maylie sided very strongly with Mr. Brownlow, that gentleman’s proposition was carried unanimously.

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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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