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wry -- as in: wry sense of humor
Used In
Childhood's End
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  • Until recently, his faith in Karellen had kept him free from doubts; but now, he thought a little wryly, the protests of the Freedom League were beginning to have their effect upon him.
  • Jan gave a wry smile.
  • That proposition, Jan reflected wryly, had never been fully accepted by mankind.

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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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