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wry
used in The Devils Arithmetic

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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
  • Making a wry mouth, she removed her kerchief and drew out the other two pins.
    Chapter 4 (43% in)

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