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wry -- as in: wry sense of humor
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Alyosha suddenly gave a wry smile, cast a strange, very strange, look at the Father to whom his former guide, the former sovereign of his heart and mind, his beloved elder, had confided him as he lay dying.
  • "As for that door and Grigory Vassilyevitch’s having seen it open, that’s only his fancy," said Smerdyakov, with a wry smile.
  • "Did you come to that of yourself?" asked Ivan, with a wry smile.

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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.
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