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droll
used in Anna Karenina

3 uses
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Definition
comical in an odd way

or:

comical — while clever and understated
  • "But what is it all about?" she said, with such genuine and droll wonder.
    Part Two (24% in)
  • And that's rather droll, as they didn't get on together."
    Part Two (94% in)
  • And he began telling with droll good-humor how, after not sleeping all night, he had, wearing an old fur-lined, full-skirted coat, got into Alexey Alexandrovitch's compartment.
    Part Four (39% in)

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