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wry
used in Anna Karenina

2 uses
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Definition
understated humor — often sarcastic or ironic — often expressed by twisting the face

or (more rarely):  a facial expression showing displeasure
  • "What?" said Vronsky angrily, making a wry face of disgust, and showing his even teeth.
    Part Two (49% in)
  • 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.
    Part One (90% in)

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