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used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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

or (more rarely):  a facial expression showing displeasure
  • Miss Moore gives a wry smile.
    Chapter 9 (69% in)
  • Her wry smile is back.
    Chapter 12 (46% in)
  • "Barely," Felicity says wryly.
    Chapter 24 (63% in)

There are no more uses of "wry" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

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