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wry
used in The Horse Whisperer

4 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
  • It was congenital, he apologized, eyes wryly aglint behind his gold-rim specs.
    Two (4% in)
  • He never bothered to argue, just did as he was told, though sometimes he would sigh or give Grace, relegated to the backseat, a wry glance in the mirror.
    One (5% in)
  • Grace started to laugh and he gave her a wry look that made her laugh even more.
    Sixteen (38% in)
  • Annie gave him a wry look and took the glass from his hand.
    Twenty-five (96% in)

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